Friday, October 26, 2012
Brazos Valley Search and Rescue Exercise
On Saturday October 27, 2012 the Brazos Valley Search and Rescue (SVSAR) along with the Bryan Fire and Police Departments will be conducting a simulated disaster exercise at Lake Bryan located at 8200 Sandy Point Rd in Bryan. The scenario planned for this disaster will be a mid-air collision involving commuter aircraft. The exercise will start at 9am and should conclude around 3pm. Citizens may notice a large number of emergency response personnel, vehicles and several air craft in the area of Lake Bryan as this disaster simulation unfolds.
The exercise will encompass air searches, water searches and ground searches. The exercise will utilize the nationally recognized Emergency Management System. ICS, to manage canine searchers, mounted searchers, foot searchers, dive teams, fire departments, law enforcement units, civil air patrol, and emergency medical services.
On the day of this exercise, if you would like to schedule a tour please contact me at the numbers listed above.
The safety of our community does not have borders. It is the goal of every law enforcement agency to protect the citizens that we serve. Be the eyes and ears of your police department. When you see suspicious activity contact the College Station Police Department at 979-764-3600, the Texas A&M University Police Department at 979-845-2345, or the Bryan Police Department and the Brazos County Sheriff’s Office at 979-361-3888. Together we can make a difference in our community.
Public Information Officer
Bryan Police Department
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