Mock Emergency at Sunland Park Mall Tonight

Mock Emergency at Sunland Park Mall Tonight
Thursday, August 23, 2012 - 1:59pm

EL PASO — El Paso County Sheriff's Office Specialized teams will hold a "Mock Scenario" at Sunland Park Mall tonight. SWAT, CNT and SAR along with mall staff and security will participate in hopes of being more prepared in the eventy of a real emergency. They want to imprve responses to potential threats.

Officials said this drill will improve communication between private and public sectors. The goal is to enhance preparedness and security in and around public facilities.

The exercise won't happen until after the mall is closed. This will minimieze disruption to the mall.

It'll feature shooters, hostages and injured shoppers.

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