Full Scale Disaster Exercise Happening in October

Full Scale Disaster Exercise Happening in October

Full Scale Disaster Exercise Happening in October

Rochelle’s Emergency Management Committee is sponsoring a full-scale disaster exercise on October 19, 2019. This exercise will provide participants with an opportunity to assess capabilities, plans, policies, and procedures. It will focus on decision-making, coordination, and integration with other organizations during a simulated active shooter incident at Rochelle Township High School. The expected outcome of the exercise is greater understanding of responders’ capabilities, identification of areas of proficiency as well as those in need of improvement and strengthening of interagency coordination.  


The scenario for this exercise will be a simulated attack upon the occupants of RTHS during the course of a simulated school day.


The following agencies and organizations will participate in the exercise:

  • Rochelle Police Department
  • Rochelle Fire Department
  • City of Rochelle
  • Rochelle School Districts 212, & 231
  • Dixon Police Department
  • DeKalb Police Department
  • Rockford Police Department
  • Ogle County Sheriff
  • Lee County Sheriff
  • DeKalb County Sheriff
  • Illinois State Police Districts 1 & 15
  • Cherry Valley Fire Department
  • Rockford Fire Department
  • Sinnissippi Centers

Contact Information

For more information on this exercise, please contact:

Detective Terry Inman

Rochelle Police Department