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Fenway Park Conducting Emergency Response Exercises Sunday



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    The Boston Police Department, in collaboration with Fenway Park, the Department of Homeland Security, and the US army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center will be conducting a multi-jurisdictional counter-terrorism exercise Sunday morning in and around Fenway Park.

    The goal is to prepare law enforcement officials, first responders and Fenway Park personnel in emergency procedures and protocol in the event of a mass emergency. During the exercise, there will be a test of various security technologies, which may include the use of working dogs, metal detection and drones.

    There will be a break in the exercise at 10a.m., during which the police commissioner, a DHS official and a Fenway Park representative will speak with the media.

    There will be no public or media access to the inside ofthe park during the event.

    Yawkey Way, from Brookline Avenue to Boylston Street, and Van Ness Street, from Ipswitch Street to Richard B. Ross Way, will be closed during the event.

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