Full-scale emergency exercise at UT Tyler today

Published on Monday, 16 December 2013 09:28 - Written by

A full-scale emergency exercise is scheduled for The University of Texas at Tyler today.

The exercise will run from 9 a.m. to noon and is designed to test the campus response to a potential armed intruder, according to a UT Tyler news release.

People on or around the campus may notice an increased police presence because of this exercise. 

Signs will be posted alerting people around campus to the exercise in progress.

The university Police Department and the Tyler Police Department in conjunction with the UT Tyler Office of Emergency Management will conduct the exercise.