Authorities in Washington County are warning residents they’ll be conducting an emergency exercise at the Valley Mall in Hagerstown this weekend and say residents should not worry if they see numerous emergency vehicles.
Metro officials say they’ll be conducting a full-scale emergency response drill at the Greenbelt station this weekend.
A teen shooter entered a high school. How fast can police respond and medics help victims? That’s the focus of a mock drill at a Baltimore County school this weekend.
The earthquake-damaged Washington National Cathedral is the setting for a presentation on preparedness as part of a national earthquake drill.
Moments after a disaster strikes, emergency teams rush in, providing shelter, food and medicine for victims. But what about the mental health of survivors?
Local law enforcement officials and the Metro Transit Police will be conducting an exercise at a Metro station set to open as part of the new silver line.
Months after a shooter opens fire inside the Columbia Mall, detectives are still learning from the event.
Disaster drill. Airports across the country are required to stage mock emergencies just in case the real thing strikes. This weekend, BWI Thurgood Marshall conducted its large-scale simulation.
Dozens of young students were bleeding and wounded at Towson University. But they were not real injuries, just a drill to help nursing students experience a medical disaster situation.
Mass shootings and other emergencies at schools and universities are sadly all too common now.
Acting on a White House directive after last December’s Connecticut school massacre, and partnering with a Texas-based training center, the FBI this year has been teaching best practices for responding to mass shootings.
First responders from several counties and volunteers use plenty of imagination, preparing for a real mass-casualty incident.