You can hear the shots fired and screams of fear echo on this subway platform as Transit Police officers search for their target. This time it’s just a drill.
The I-Team got an exclusive look at the MBTA’s state of the art emergency training center where during this exercise Transit Police are looking for an active shooter.
The underground center in South Boston is an abandoned subway tunnel where officers are able to train on out of service trains, buses and trolleys. Instructors with a push of a button are able to create special effects- a train arriving, panicked riders, gunshots, darkness and smoke, conditions that can quickly get the adrenalin pumping.
Read the complete article at http://boston.cbslocal.com/2018/05/03/i-team-transit-police-train-for-active-shooter-in-underground-facility/