Practice Makes Perfect

Sierra County Emergency Management officials hosted a special emergency exercise at T-or-C’s Senior Center Friday afternoon, April 17. The exercise focused on a situation involving an active shooting and a coordinated response from area law enforcement agencies, medical first responders and a variety of other officials. The realistic event utilized a host of volunteer actors and gauged the emergency response of officials. Among participating agencies were the T-or-C Police Department, Sierra County Sheriff’s Department, New Mexico State Police, U.S. Border Patrol, New Mexico State Park officials and Sierra Vista Hospital EMS…