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CAPITOL SAFETY: Training Exercise Planned

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If you see a big disturbance at the state Capitol, don’t be alarmed. The Iowa Department of Public Safety is holding a training exercise Thursday evening.

It will focus on how to respond to suspicious package and active shooter scenarios.

Members of Iowa National Guard, Des Moines Fire Department Hazmat team, homeland security and other agencies are taking part in the training.

The exercise runs from 6-9 p.m. at the Capitol.