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November 14,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Emergency Services will be conducting a training exercise on Thursday November 16th, at approximately 645 PM, at the Graydon Pool North Parking Lot, located at Linwood Avenue and Northern Parkway. There will be a large presence of emergency vehicles, ambulances and emergency medical personnel for approximately 2 hours. Do not be alarmed. This simulated training incident, will be an exercise that will be an evaluation on the readiness of Ridgewood Emergency Services from aspects including radio communications, triage and evacuation procedures as well as treatment necessities if there would be a mass casualty incident in the Village of Ridgewood.  The information learned from this exercise will help Ridgewood Emergency Services evaluate procedures and protocols that may need to be changed or added to the current operating matrix and training and help determine if any new and additional equipment may be needed for the Department.  The Volunteer members of Ridgewood Emergency Services must be situational aware at all times. The almost daily events in our country and around the world are changing the way we think and respond to mass casualty incidents. Training must always be ongoing.  The public is welcome to come to see this training exercise and maybe it will spark an interest to become involved.


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Ridgewood-Glen Rock Emergency Services Training Exercise

Ridgewood Glen Rock Training Exercise


November 25,2016

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Glen Rock NJ, On Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 10:00 AM, the Ridgewood Ambulance and Emergency Services and the Glen Rock Volunteer Ambulance Corps conducted a training exercise at the Glen Rock High School. There was a large presence of emergency medical personnel, ambulances and emergency vehicles at the High School. This drill was coordinated by Captain Murray Yang, of the Ridgewood Ambulance Corp, under the direction of Chief Tony Lillo, Ridgewood Emergency Services, Chief Ed Esposito, Glen Rock Ambulance Corp, Chief Dean Ackermann, Glen Rock Police.

The exercise was developed for the evaluation on the readiness of our emergency medical personnel, from radio communications, to evacuation procedures, and treatment protocols.  The Officers and participants had a briefing following the exercise to assess any further training in which will be necessary in case a devastating incident occurs in our jurisdictions. The lessons learned from this exercise will be a basis for setting procedures and updating protocols for the cooperation and collaboration between Ridgewood Emergency Services and the Glen Rock Volunteer Ambulance Corps.

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Ridgewood Police Conduct training at Hawes School

March 31,2015

Ridgewood NJ, According to the Ridgewood Police Department they will be conducting training at Hawes School beginning Monday 3/30/15 through Thursday 4/2/15 from 7am to 4pm each day. Expect to see police activity around the school.

This is a training exercise  and thats all we know at this juncture .