ORLANDO POLICE DEPARTMENT
PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICE
100 S. Hughey Avenue, Orlando Florida 32801
Sergeant James Young
Office (407)246-2403 Fax # (407)246-2732
E Mail Address:
Date: February 15, 2013
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Location: 505 E. Ridgewood Street (St. James Cathedral School)
Incident: School Safety and Tactical Operations Training
On Friday, February 15, 2013, the City of Orlando
Police & Fire Departments along with the FBI, FDLE, and Orange County
Sheriff's Office will conduct a large scale training exercise. It will
focus on School Safety & Tactical Operations Training at St. James
Cathedral School which is located at 505 E. Ridgewood Street in downtown
Orlando. The exercise will begin around 8:30 a.m., and end at
approximately 2 p.m.
There will be approximately 250 teachers, administrators, staff, and
safety directors from across 5 counties. The majority of the attendees
will be from the Catholic Diocese of Orlando, but several private
schools and key large companies from the Central Florida area, are also
sending key staff members.
A larger than normal police and fire presence will be in the area of
this school campus. This training is not open to the public, but media
will be allowed controlled access as requested.
Media parking will be on Ridgewood Street just east of Cathcart Avenue.
Partial road closures will exist on Ridgewood Street, Hillman Avenue and
Media point of contact will be Sgt. Jim Young, Orlando Police Department
Public Information Officer.