Homeland security exercise in Hawaii planned for Tuesday
Federal, state and local law enforcement and firefighting departments will join the U.S. Coast Guard and the National Guard's Civil Support Teams for a homeland security exercise at Pier 19 along Honolulu Harbor starting Tuesday.
The Coast Guard said yesterday the exercise is aimed at testing existing security response plans, communication protocols, and law enforcement tactics. Multiple fire department and law enforcement vehicles and vessels will be in the area testing response procedures and tactics.
The agencies that will be involved include: