El Paso County Sheriff’s office conducts active shooter exercise


EL PASO, Texas– The El Paso County Sheriff’s Workplace and different legislation enforcement businesses carried out an ALERRT energetic shooter train on Tuesday, July 12, at Ricardo Estrada Center College.

The train simulated patrol officers responding to an energetic shooter by using officers on obligation and exposing them to a simulated occasion. 

The drill uncovered responding officers to utilizing 1, 2, and 3-man entry techniques to guarantee they’re assured of their talents and roles irrespective of what number of officers can be found. 

Simulation weapons have been utilized in a part of the coaching, in addition to simulation security gear.

Surrounding legislation enforcement businesses have been invited to take part on this train to make sure they have been ready to reply collectively to an incident. 

“This coaching actually impacts all people, it exhibits the neighborhood that we’re ready, for our officers, it strengthens what they’re doing nicely, and if there are weaknesses of their coaching, we establish their coaching to the place if an energetic state of affairs comes about, we’re prepared to reply,” stated Ryan Urrutia,  Commander of the Patrol Division, Particular Groups El Paso Sheriff’s Workplace.

 The Sheriff’s Workplace may also maintain one other coaching Wednesday, July 13.