Police training causes increased police presence in Columbia

6 months 2 weeks 4 days ago Wednesday, April 05 2017 Apr 5, 2017 Wednesday, April 05, 2017 1:35:00 PM CDT April 05, 2017 in News
By: Samantha Kummerer, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - Police presence was increased throughout Boone County on Wednesday due to police training.

The Columbia Police Department Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team and the Crisis Negotiation Team was conducting a series of training in four locations from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.

The following four locations will be impacted:

  • Spencer Avenue and Worley Street
  • Boone County Fire District Training Facility, 5225 Roger I. Wilson Memorial Drive
  • Columbia Fire Training Academy, 700 Big Bear Boulevard
  • Highway 40 and I-70

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