Oklahoma law enforcement conducted a mall attack training exercise on Tuesday. According to News9.com, the exercise — which was designed to simulate a terrorist attack at a public venue — took place at the Quail Springs Mall in Oklahoma City.
The training exercise was hosted by the Oklahoma division of the FBI and it ran from 1 a.m. until 7 a.m. Local residents were asked to vacate the premises during this time.
As News9.com reports, a number of law enforcement agencies took part in the exercise, including FBI Oklahoma City, Oklahoma City Police Department, Edmond Police Department, Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office, Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Oklahoma City Fire Department, EMSA, and Quail Springs Mall Security.
The training was not in response to any current threat, News9.com said. Rather, it was designed to test response plans and procedures and assess any changes that need to be made.
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