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Matthew Brown,Communications Program Manager

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Office phone: 775-785-5855

Deanna Gescheider,Director of Communications and Community Engagement

Deanna directs the Department of Communications and Community Engagement, this includes overseeing and managing strategic direction for the City's: media relations, print and new communications, television production and web services.

Office phone: 775-348-3909
Fax: 775-334-3124


Reno Police Department to hold large SWAT exercise at City Hall

Post Date:05/21/2014 4:33 PM

The Reno Police Department's SWAT unit  — along with the Crisis Intervention and Negotiation Team (CINT), Reno Fire Department and REMSA's TEMS (Tactical Emergency Medical Support) team — will hold a comprehensive exercise to test response to a simulated situation of an active assailant at City Hall. The exercise will begin this evening at approximately 5 p.m., and media and residents should be advised that it is only a test.

There will be armored trucks and fire trucks on scene, as First Street from Virginia to Center will be blocked off from 4:45 to 11 p.m. 

What: Reno Police Department SWAT exercise
When: Wednesday, May 21, 2014 from approximately 5 to 11 p.m.
Where: City Hall, 1 E. First St. in Reno

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