DHS Drill Simulates Dangerous World Series Scenario at PNC Park


 Mike Paczesny | The Rundown Live

Several law enforcement agencies gathered at PNC Park in Pittsburgh PA, for a homeland security training exercise that kept some of the area near the ballpark off-limits to the public.

The city’s office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security, the U.S. Army National Guard, the Ohio State Civil Support Team and PNC Park security will conduct the exercises.

Citing the safety of those involved, specific details of the drill were not released.

In this particular case, they are oriented towards weapons of mass destruction, Generally, it will involve suspicious packages being located by PNC Park personnel, and the scenario is a World Series event.” says Ray DeMichiei, the city’s deputy director of emergency management.