As a proactive approach to interacting with the community and the new State of the Art Franciscan Hospital, the Michigan City Police SWAT Team (Special Weapons and Tactics), will take their monthly training to the hospital grounds on Tuesday evening December 11th beginning at 4:00pm to an undetermined conclusion time. Corporal Jeff Piotrowski, Officers Dave Cooney and Steve Forker, commanders for the elite SWAT team, approached the new hospital facility to receive permission to conduct their Active Shooter “walk through” and “training” inside the grounds and building of the new hospital. As the police will be present with numerous vehicles, personnel, and equipment at the hospital during this exercise The MCPD want to instill to the public that this is just a training exercise and nothing more. Officers will be wearing green SWAT gear and or uniform dress during these exercises. During this enhanced training there will be limited access to the entire grounds and parking areas.