Large-scale drill at train stations throughout New Jersey

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Wednesday, May 17, 2023
Large-scale safety drill at NJ Transit stations
There will be a large-scale drill today involving New Jersey Transit stations.

NEW JERSEY (WABC) -- A heads up for New Jersey Transit commuters, the state Department of Homeland Security is conducting a large-scale drill today.

It involves multiple agencies including NJ Transit, Amtrak, New Jersey State Police, and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

There will be hundreds of officers at every train station from Trenton to Secaucus as they conduct exercises.

You can also expect to see canine and emergency service units as well as helicopters flying overhead.

The largest deployment will be out at Metro Park. This is the site of the command center for the drill.

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