The Alameda Police Department will host part of the 2012 Urban Shield event this weekend, beginning at 5:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27 and ending at 5:30 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 29.
Urban Shield is a planned training exercise involving local, national and international first responder agencies. It is hosted by the Alameda County Sheriff’s Department annually.
In the City of Alameda, the training locations include the Navy Operational Support Center at 2144 Clement Ave. and the Alameda Marina located at 1815 Clement Ave.
Over the 48 hour period, 32 different SWAT Teams will respond to these locations and complete training scenarios.
The following agencies’ tactical teams will be participating:
Alameda County Sheriff’s Office, Berkeley Police Department, California Department of Corrections, Chicago Police Department, Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office, Daly City Police Department, East Bay Regional Parks Police, Fremont Police Department, Hayward Police Department, Livermore/Pleasanton Tactical Team, Marin County Sheriff’s Office, Newark Police Department, Oakland Police Department, Palo Alto Police Department, Redwood City Police Department, Richmond Police Department, Sacramento Police Department, San Francisco County Sheriff’s Office, San Francisco Police Department, San Jose Police Department, San Leandro Police Department, San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office, Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office, Stanislaus County Sheriff’s
Office, Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office, Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety, UC Berkeley Police Department, Union City Police Department, United States Marine Corps Force Recon, Travis County Sheriff’s Office(Texas), Brazil Special Operations Battalion.