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Urban Shield

Hazmat training for Urban Shield at Bowdoin T Station Saturday morning. (Photo courtesy: City of Boston OEM)

It’s Only A Drill: Simulated Emergencies In Boston Area

If you are out and about Saturday, you may see an unusually large presence of emergency personnel and vehicles.


Police carry out emergency scenarios as part of Urban Shield, May 21, 2011.

Boston Area Holds Large Terror Drills As Part Of Urban Shield Training Program

Several simulations took place in and around Boston as part of an innovative training program called Urban Shield. A grant from the Department of Homeland Security makes the elaborate setups possible.