NOT FOR RELEASE - FOR PLANNING PURPOSES ONLYDOJ/FEMA
SUNDAY, MAY 21, 2000(202) 514-2007
WWW.USDOJ.GOVTDD (202) 514-1888
FOR PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY - NOT FOR RELEASE TOPOFF EXERCISE ACTIVITY ANTICIPATED FOR MONDAY
DENVER - News media with credentials covering activities in the Denver metropolitan area related to TOPOFF, the domestic counterterrorism exercise announced here, should report to the Montview Boulevard entrance gate at Fitzsimons on Monday,
May 22, at 10:00 a.m. (MT).
News media that have not previously received credentials for TOPOFF activities should report to the Colorado National Guard, 6858 S. Revere Parkway, Englewood, at 9:15 a.m. (MT).
What: Activities related to TOPOFF exercise
Montview Boulevard entrance off Peoria Street
When: Monday, May 22, 2000 10:00 a.m. (MT)
TOPOFF is a Congressionally-mandated domestic counterterrorism exercise that will include the participation of top level officials, first responders and law enforcement personnel who would participate in the crisis and consequence management of a domestic weapons of mass destruction terrorist attack.
There will be no release of any actual weapons or agents at any location during the national exercise.
Note: This is a "no notice" exercise as responders and other participating officials do not know the actual date/time of the start of the exercise or specific incident locations. Therefore, this information may not be released or used in any news stories.
Denver contacts: Chris Watney, DOJ (303) 677-8746 cell: (202)353-5232
Don Jacks, FEMA (303) 677-8746 cell: (202)236-1403
National Contacts: Gina Talamona, DOJ (202) 616-2777
Mary Margaret Walker, FEMA (202) 646-3892