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2016/03/04

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Improving safety and security in our convention complex: the counter terrorism joint training designed for large scale commercial facilities

The first joint training with the Kanagawa Prefectural Police was conducted to enhance the cooperation between the police and PACIFICO Yokohama.

PACIFICO Yokohama and the Kanagawa Prefectural Police conducted a counter-terrorism joint training at the South Exit Square (outdoor) of Rinko Park and the National Convention Hall of Yokohama, based on the assumption that terrorists are using guns and explosives in an attack on a large-scale commercial facility.

The first part of the training was conducted at the South Exit Square (outdoor), focusing on chasing and subduing the terrorists. The second part took place at thre National Convention Hall of Yokohama to learn how to spot terrorists, simulate the evacuation guidance for visitors, and catch the terrorists and dispose explosives.

PACIFICO Yokohama, one of the Japan's top convention facilities in regard to the number of international conventions, total attendees, and overseas attendees, is continuously endeavoring to improve our customers' safety and security, as well as comfort.

Joint Training Overview

  • Title of the training
    Counter terrorism joint training designed for large-scale commercial facilities
  • Date
    February 26 (Fri) 2016, 14:00 - 15:00
  • Location
    South Exit Square of Rinko Park and the National Convention Hall of Yokohama
  • Participants
    Tobe Police Station of Kanagawa Prefecture, Kanagawa Prefectural Police Security Dept., Kanagawa Prefectural Police's riot police units 1 & 2, PACIFICO Yokohama