CLEVELAND, OH Oct 19 2017 — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) held security exercises at the RTA’s Triskett Station Wednesday.
The TSA will be working with Cleveland Police and Cleveland EMS during the exercises.
The exercise was held at noon Wednesday. The station remained open during the event. Emergency vehicles began setting up in the area at 9 a.m.
The training revolved around scenarios that could develop in and around the station. The goal was to strengthen security plans, test emergency procedures and sharpen everyone’s skills. (To stay up to date on these stories, subscribe to the Patch Cleveland newsletter. As news breaks and the story develops, you will be the first to receive updates from Patch.)
“We continually seek to be prepared and vigilant for any situation that may arise,” said RTA CEO and General Manager Joe Calabrese in a statement.
Besides the TSA, the Cleveland Bomb Squad and the Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Office also took part in the training.
“This is a valuable opportunity to partner with like-minded public safety agencies to enhance our training, test our capabilities, and develop best practices for any incident that may arise,” Calabrese said.