May 17, 2022

Law Enforcement Training Exercise Alert

The FBI Boston Division together with its federal, state, and local law enforcement partners will conduct a training exercise in and around Bear Brook State Park from May 17 - May 19, 2022. Residents of Allenstown, New Hampshire, and surrounding communities may witness training activity during this time.

It is part of a series of regularly scheduled United States government training exercises that will provide participating agencies with an opportunity to practice and enhance their operational readiness and response.

Exercise activity could include land-based operations utilizing military vehicles, multiple marked and unmarked vehicles, a heavy uniformed/non-uniformed presence, and loud noises. The majority of the training will take place on Wednesday, May 18, between the hours of 2 a.m. and 6 p.m.

This training exercise is not being conducted in response to any ongoing world events, and there is no known danger to the public related to this exercise.

Bear Brook Park will remain open for the duration of the training but there will be some limitations of movements in the areas of Hayes Field and the Bear Hill Cabins.

This training is not open to the public, nor the media.