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Police use former church for training exercise

By Kevin Fitzsimmons, Web Producer
Published On: Mar 05 2013 06:00:00 PM CST
Updated On: Mar 06 2013 06:21:31 PM CST

Law enforcers are sharpening their skills in Spring Township.

SPRING TWP., Pa. -

Law enforcers are sharpening their skills in Spring Township.

Members of the Berks County Emergency Response Team trained at the former site of St. Alban's Church.

The Chester County SWAT team, Berks County Jail Team and the Reading Bomb Squad are also using the facility for training.

Officials said using a real, unfamiliar building helps enhance team members' skills.