Oakland County Homeland Security Division to host safety exercises this week

Evan James Carter
The Detroit News

The Oakland county government's Homeland Security Division plans to host safety exercises in four communities on Wednesday and Friday, the county said.

On Wednesday between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. exercises will take place in Farmington Hills, Independence Township, the city of Royal Oak and Troy.  Exercises will continue in Farmington Hills on Friday between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Citizens who see police, fire or emergency medical personnel gathered as if responding to a public safety emergency in the communities during the exercises should not be alarmed, the county said.