Boston Hosts Massive 'Urban Shield' Training ExerciseEmergency responders are staging a daylong training exercise involving a series of staged crises, from an "active shooting" event in Brookline to the rescue of elected officials held hostage at Boston City Hall.
'Urban Shield' Drill To Test Boston's Emergency Response It's going to look and feel like a series of real emergencies, but there's nothing to worry about.
It’s Only A Drill: Simulated Emergencies In Boston AreaIf you are out and about Saturday, you may see an unusually large presence of emergency personnel and vehicles.
Boston Area Holds Large Terror Drills As Part Of Urban Shield Training ProgramSeveral 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.