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Maui Police to Use Maui High School for Active Shooter Training, July 27

July 22, 2015, 3:04 PM HST
* Updated July 27, 8:28 AM
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ACTIVE SHOOTER TRAINING MHS

Active Shooter Training at Maui High School, July 27, 2015. Maui Now image.

By Maui Now Staff

***UPDATE: Members of the Maui Police Department and Department of Education, will be participating in Joint Agency Emergency Preparedness Exercises on Monday and Tuesday, July 27 and 28 at a total of four Maui schools, police announced today. The Complete schedule is available at the following LINK.

The Maui Police Department will conduct an Active Shooter Training exercise at the Maui High School campus on Monday, July 27, 2015 from 8 to 11 a.m.

The public is advised that police will be in full gear and will have several of their emergency response vehicles parked at the school during the exercise.

The training will include simulated gunfire and shouting.

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A letter from the State Department of Education advises that if you see anything posted on social media (people wondering what is going on at Maui High School) please be advised that this is an approved exercise.

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“It is intended to help our faculty and staff address and deal with high stress type of situations, so we can better support the safety (of) our students in school,” the letter stated.

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