CRT/SWAT practice at Covelli

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The man on the other end of the police radio from inside the Covelli Centre during Thursday's SWAT training exercise was loud and clear in his message to hostage negotiators: “Either find my brother or some [expletive] cops are going down.”

  ROBERT K YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR..The Mahoning Valley Crisis Response Team/SWAT consisting of police officers from the three counties along with YFD and STATMedEvac  had a mock scenario at the Covelli center. The SWAT exercise was to test new radios and equipment as well as prepare for an actual event..a suspect/casualty is brought out of the building.-30-

ROBERT K YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..The Mahoning Valley Crisis Response Team/SWAT consisting of police officers from the three counties along with YFD and STATMedEvac had a mock scenario at the Covelli center. The SWAT exercise was to test new radios and equipment as well as prepare for an actual event..a ...


  ROBERT K YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR..The Mahoning Valley Crisis Response Team/SWAT consisting of police officers from the three counties along with YFD and STATMedEvac  had a mock scenario at the Covelli center. The SWAT exercise was to test new radios and equipment as well as prepare for an actual event xxxxx Sgt John Elberty.-30-

ROBERT K YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..The Mahoning Valley Crisis Response Team/SWAT consisting of police officers from the three counties along with YFD and STATMedEvac had a mock scenario at the Covelli center. The SWAT exercise was to test new radios and equipment as well as prepare for an actual event ...


  ROBERT K YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR..The Mahoning Valley Crisis Response Team/SWAT consisting of police officers from the three counties along with YFD and STATMedEvac  had a mock scenario at the Covelli center. The SWAT exercise was to test new radios and equipment as well as prepare for an actual event.SWAT officers  exit 'beast' to breach the building.-30-

ROBERT K YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..The Mahoning Valley Crisis Response Team/SWAT consisting of police officers from the three counties along with YFD and STATMedEvac had a mock scenario at the Covelli center. The SWAT exercise was to test new radios and equipment as well as prepare for an actual event.SWAT ...


  ROBERT K YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR..The Mahoning Valley Crisis Response Team/SWAT consisting of police officers from the three counties along with YFD and STATMedEvac  had a mock scenario at the Covelli center. The SWAT exercise was to test new radios and equipment as well as prepare for an actual event.Sheriffs Drone operator... prepares the drone for activity..-30-

ROBERT K YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..The Mahoning Valley Crisis Response Team/SWAT consisting of police officers from the three counties along with YFD and STATMedEvac had a mock scenario at the Covelli center. The SWAT exercise was to test new radios and equipment as well as prepare for an actual event.Sheriffs ...


  ROBERT K YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR..The Mahoning Valley Crisis Response Team/SWAT consisting of police officers from the three counties along with YFD and STATMedEvac  had a mock scenario at the Covelli center. The SWAT exercise was to test new radios and equipment as well as prepare for an actual event.A cell phone message to participants tells them where the event is taking place.-30-

ROBERT K YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..The Mahoning Valley Crisis Response Team/SWAT consisting of police officers from the three counties along with YFD and STATMedEvac had a mock scenario at the Covelli center. The SWAT exercise was to test new radios and equipment as well as prepare for an actual event.A ...


  ROBERT K YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR..The Mahoning Valley Crisis Response Team/SWAT consisting of police officers from the three counties along with YFD and STATMedEvac  had a mock scenario at the Covelli center. The SWAT exercise was to test new radios and equipment as well as prepare for an actual event."BEAR" moves the officers into position as the team arrives..-30-

ROBERT K YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..The Mahoning Valley Crisis Response Team/SWAT consisting of police officers from the three counties along with YFD and STATMedEvac had a mock scenario at the Covelli center. The SWAT exercise was to test new radios and equipment as well as prepare for an actual event."BEAR" ...


  ROBERT K YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR..The Mahoning Valley Crisis Response Team/SWAT consisting of police officers from the three counties along with YFD and STATMedEvac  had a mock scenario at the Covelli center. The SWAT exercise was to test new radios and equipment as well as prepare for an actual event.-30-

ROBERT K YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..The Mahoning Valley Crisis Response Team/SWAT consisting of police officers from the three counties along with YFD and STATMedEvac had a mock scenario at the Covelli center. The SWAT exercise was to test new radios and equipment as well as prepare for an actual event.-30-


  ROBERT K YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR..The Mahoning Valley Crisis Response Team/SWAT consisting of police officers from the three counties along with YFD and STATMedEvac  had a mock scenario at the Covelli center. The SWAT exercise was to test new radios and equipment as well as prepare for an actual event.YFD  SWAT members and STATMedEvac  move the injured party to a stretcher   for helicopter transport.-30-

ROBERT K YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..The Mahoning Valley Crisis Response Team/SWAT consisting of police officers from the three counties along with YFD and STATMedEvac had a mock scenario at the Covelli center. The SWAT exercise was to test new radios and equipment as well as prepare for an actual event.YFD ...


  ROBERT K YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR..The Mahoning Valley Crisis Response Team/SWAT consisting of police officers from the three counties along with YFD and STATMedEvac  had a mock scenario at the Covelli center. The SWAT exercise was to test new radios and equipment as well as prepare for an actual event.STATMedEvac - helicopter arrives to take an 'injured' .person in the scenario - STATMedEVac was part of the exercise..-30-

ROBERT K YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..The Mahoning Valley Crisis Response Team/SWAT consisting of police officers from the three counties along with YFD and STATMedEvac had a mock scenario at the Covelli center. The SWAT exercise was to test new radios and equipment as well as prepare for an actual event.STATMedEvac ...


  ROBERT K YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR..The Mahoning Valley Crisis Response Team/SWAT consisting of police officers from the three counties along with YFD and STATMedEvac  had a mock scenario at the Covelli center. The SWAT exercise was to test new radios and equipment as well as prepare for an actual event.as pictures of the people come in they are identified...-30-

ROBERT K YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..The Mahoning Valley Crisis Response Team/SWAT consisting of police officers from the three counties along with YFD and STATMedEvac had a mock scenario at the Covelli center. The SWAT exercise was to test new radios and equipment as well as prepare for an actual event.as ...


  ROBERT K YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR..The Mahoning Valley Crisis Response Team/SWAT consisting of police officers from the three counties along with YFD and STATMedEvac  had a mock scenario at the Covelli center. The SWAT exercise was to test new radios and equipment as well as prepare for an actual event.-30-

ROBERT K YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..The Mahoning Valley Crisis Response Team/SWAT consisting of police officers from the three counties along with YFD and STATMedEvac had a mock scenario at the Covelli center. The SWAT exercise was to test new radios and equipment as well as prepare for an actual event.-30-


  ROBERT K YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR..The Mahoning Valley Crisis Response Team/SWAT consisting of police officers from the three counties along with YFD and STATMedEvac  had a mock scenario at the Covelli center. The SWAT exercise was to test new radios and equipment as well as prepare for an actual event.STATMedEvac   lands at the parking lot..-30-

ROBERT K YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..The Mahoning Valley Crisis Response Team/SWAT consisting of police officers from the three counties along with YFD and STATMedEvac had a mock scenario at the Covelli center. The SWAT exercise was to test new radios and equipment as well as prepare for an actual event.STATMedEvac ...


  ROBERT K YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR..The Mahoning Valley Crisis Response Team/SWAT consisting of police officers from the three counties along with YFD and STATMedEvac  had a mock scenario at the Covelli center. The SWAT exercise was to test new radios and equipment as well as prepare for an actual event.YFD  SWAT members and STATMedEvac  move the injured party to a stretcher   for helicopter transport.-30-

ROBERT K YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..The Mahoning Valley Crisis Response Team/SWAT consisting of police officers from the three counties along with YFD and STATMedEvac had a mock scenario at the Covelli center. The SWAT exercise was to test new radios and equipment as well as prepare for an actual event.YFD ...


  ROBERT K YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR..The Mahoning Valley Crisis Response Team/SWAT consisting of police officers from the three counties along with YFD and STATMedEvac  had a mock scenario at the Covelli center. The SWAT exercise was to test new radios and equipment as well as prepare for an actual event. a person brought out of the building - is questioned by the negotiators for relevant  information -30-

ROBERT K YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..The Mahoning Valley Crisis Response Team/SWAT consisting of police officers from the three counties along with YFD and STATMedEvac had a mock scenario at the Covelli center. The SWAT exercise was to test new radios and equipment as well as prepare for an actual event. ...


  ROBERT K YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR..The Mahoning Valley Crisis Response Team/SWAT consisting of police officers from the three counties along with YFD and STATMedEvac  had a mock scenario at the Covelli center. The SWAT exercise was to test new radios and equipment as well as prepare for an actual event.Negotiators  talk amongst themselves  as they talk to the suspect in  the building.-30-

ROBERT K YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..The Mahoning Valley Crisis Response Team/SWAT consisting of police officers from the three counties along with YFD and STATMedEvac had a mock scenario at the Covelli center. The SWAT exercise was to test new radios and equipment as well as prepare for an actual event.Negotiators ...


  ROBERT K YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR..The Mahoning Valley Crisis Response Team/SWAT consisting of police officers from the three counties along with YFD and STATMedEvac  had a mock scenario at the Covelli center. The SWAT exercise was to test new radios and equipment as well as prepare for an actual event- Equipment sits at the ready for the exercise.-30-

ROBERT K YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..The Mahoning Valley Crisis Response Team/SWAT consisting of police officers from the three counties along with YFD and STATMedEvac had a mock scenario at the Covelli center. The SWAT exercise was to test new radios and equipment as well as prepare for an actual event- ...


  ROBERT K YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR..The Mahoning Valley Crisis Response Team/SWAT consisting of police officers from the three counties along with YFD and STATMedEvac  had a mock scenario at the Covelli center. The SWAT exercise was to test new radios and equipment as well as prepare for an actual event.Sgt John Elberty works with his officers in one of three portable units.-30-

ROBERT K YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..The Mahoning Valley Crisis Response Team/SWAT consisting of police officers from the three counties along with YFD and STATMedEvac had a mock scenario at the Covelli center. The SWAT exercise was to test new radios and equipment as well as prepare for an actual event.Sgt ...


  ROBERT K YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR..The Mahoning Valley Crisis Response Team/SWAT consisting of police officers from the three counties along with YFD and STATMedEvac  had a mock scenario at the Covelli center. The SWAT exercise was to test new radios and equipment as well as prepare for an actual event.-30-

ROBERT K YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..The Mahoning Valley Crisis Response Team/SWAT consisting of police officers from the three counties along with YFD and STATMedEvac had a mock scenario at the Covelli center. The SWAT exercise was to test new radios and equipment as well as prepare for an actual event.-30-


  ROBERT K YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR..The Mahoning Valley Crisis Response Team/SWAT consisting of police officers from the three counties along with YFD and STATMedEvac  had a mock scenario at the Covelli center. The SWAT exercise was to test new radios and equipment as well as prepare for an actual event.-30-

ROBERT K YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..The Mahoning Valley Crisis Response Team/SWAT consisting of police officers from the three counties along with YFD and STATMedEvac had a mock scenario at the Covelli center. The SWAT exercise was to test new radios and equipment as well as prepare for an actual event.-30-


  ROBERT K YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR..The Mahoning Valley Crisis Response Team/SWAT consisting of police officers from the three counties along with YFD and STATMedEvac  had a mock scenario at the Covelli center. The SWAT exercise was to test new radios and equipment as well as prepare for an actual event.Officers get their instructions before breaching the Covelli Center.-30-

ROBERT K YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..The Mahoning Valley Crisis Response Team/SWAT consisting of police officers from the three counties along with YFD and STATMedEvac had a mock scenario at the Covelli center. The SWAT exercise was to test new radios and equipment as well as prepare for an actual event.Officers ...


  ROBERT K YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR..The Mahoning Valley Crisis Response Team/SWAT consisting of police officers from the three counties along with YFD and STATMedEvac  had a mock scenario at the Covelli center. The SWAT exercise was to test new radios and equipment as well as prepare for an actual event.-30-

ROBERT K YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..The Mahoning Valley Crisis Response Team/SWAT consisting of police officers from the three counties along with YFD and STATMedEvac had a mock scenario at the Covelli center. The SWAT exercise was to test new radios and equipment as well as prepare for an actual event.-30-


  ROBERT K YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR..The Mahoning Valley Crisis Response Team/SWAT consisting of police officers from the three counties along with YFD and STATMedEvac  had a mock scenario at the Covelli center. The SWAT exercise was to test new radios and equipment as well as prepare for an actual event.SGT John Elberty..-30-

ROBERT K YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..The Mahoning Valley Crisis Response Team/SWAT consisting of police officers from the three counties along with YFD and STATMedEvac had a mock scenario at the Covelli center. The SWAT exercise was to test new radios and equipment as well as prepare for an actual event.SGT ...