Sinclair Police to Hold Training Exercises with Montgomery County

Sinclair Police Department to Hold All-Day Training in Conjunction with Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office

Dayton, OH – Sinclair will hold safety training for its police department on Wednesday, August 26, in the college’s library. This annual training exercise is held in conjunction with the Montgomery County Sherriff’s Office.

Officers will get first-hand experience dealing three crisis scenarios, including a shooter on campus drill, a hostage negotiation and a biochemical hazard scenario. Media are welcome to cover this annual event.

Please be aware that the Montgomery County Sherriff’s Office will be training their SWAT and Hostage Negotiation Units. Several police vehicles, SWAT vans and other official vehicles will be on scene. Meters on Third Street will be bagged in front of Building 7. Any calls from concerned residents should be directed to Natasha Baker, director of public relations at Sinclair.

WHAT: Annual Police Safety Training

WHERE: Sinclair Community College
                 Library, Bldg 7, Lower Level

WHEN: Wednesday
               August 26, 2008
               8 am to 5 pm

CONTACT: Natasha Baker, APR 
                     Director of Public Relations 
                     P 937/512-2221
                     C 937/231-4957