Trainings & Exercises

Providing our First Responders with the training and tools they need to serve our community during times of disaster.

Disaster Training

Upcoming Trainings

None at this time



Upcoming Exercises


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February 16-17, 2019 - Glenn County MCI - Active Shooter Exercise at Willows High. Glenn County Sheriff's Office, Orland Police Department and CHP will team up with local fire departments for a two day full scale active shooter response exercise. This exercise will provide training to our first responders on the tactics needed to effectively work as a team when responding to a mass casualty incident. To register for this exercise, contact Amy Travis, Deputy Director OES.


Recent Trainings & Exercises

January 22-28, 2019 - ICS 300 & 400 Training. Thirty people attended this week long training including local law enforcement, fire, public works and Health & Human Services staff. This training provides the skills needed to work in the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and serve as a leader in local emergency operations during a disaster. Additionally, local elected officials from County of Glenn, City of Orland, and City of Willows took part in a tailored training on NIMS and the critical role of our elected leadership during disaster. These training were funded by the Department of Homeland Security Grant Program administered locally by the Glenn County Sheriff's Office.


Thursday, December 13, 2018 - Mass Casualty Attacker Prevention & Response Training. This training was provided by the Violence Prevention Agency Training website and funded by the Glenn County Homeland Security Grant Program. Over 140 people attended this training. Attendees included law enforcement, fire, EMS, healthcare facilities, public health, behavioral health, social services, educators, and local leaders. 


September 18, 2018 - Glenn County Mobile Field Hospital Exercise. Glenn Medical Center, Glenn County Medical-Health Emergency Preparedness Program, and Glenn County Sheriff's Office - Office of Emergency Services tested the deployment of the Glenn County Mobile Field Hospital (tent unit). This exercise utilized a scenario of a partial evacuation of the hospital requiring temporary medical space in the field hospital. The exercise included over 50 participants.