Texas Task Force 1, the state's elite urban search and rescue team, will respond to a mock earthquake catastrophe at Disaster City during a full-scale operational readiness exercise March 2-4. The annual exercise prepares and maintains the unparalleled skills of Texas Task Force 1 by utilizing Disaster City's catastrophically destroyed mock infrastructure. The unique facility creates …

In October 2010, a suspected gunman was reported on the Texas A&M University Campus. Campus and local police immediately responded. Fortunately, the gunman was only carrying a replica weapon. The training and support that we received from NERRTC and the TEEX Law Enforcement Training Division aided university and local responders as they deployed the Incident Command System in response to the incident.

— Chris Meyer, Assistant Vice President, Texas A&M Office of Safety and Security
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