We would like for the public to be aware that the Mt. Carmel Police Department, Illinois State Police, Wabash County Sheriff’s Office and Wabash General Hospital will be conducting a school emergency scenario at the Mt. Carmel Elementary School (Former NICE) later today. Police will begin the scenario at approximately 1:00 pm. The scenario should be completed by 2:30 pm.
A second school emergency scenario is scheduled for St. Mary’s School on Monday, February 19 at approximately 1:00 pm. That scenario should be completed by 2:30 pm.
The Mt. Carmel Police Department and the Sheriff’s Department are dedicated to the safety of our children. Together with the Illinois State Police we are continuously looking for ways to better protect our school and respond to a school shooting should one occur in our area. We are currently looking at training into the next school year and we are hoping to include other emergency service to better our response.