Anaheim police SWAT team trains at Breakers building in Downtown

If you hear something that sounds like gunshots and flashbang grenades coming from the Breakers building in Downtown today, don’t worry.

No one’s under attack, the Anaheim Police Department is just holding SWAT training in the building until 3 p.m., according to Brandon Dowling, a spokesman for the building’s owners.

There will be about six to eight Anaheim PD squad cars parked near the building, which is on Ocean Boulevard near Long Beach Boulevard. Any gunshots involved in the training will be simulated, according to Dowling.

The Breakers building is currently being renovated into a hotel and is owned by Pacific6, which is also the parent company of the Long Beach Post.

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Valerie Osier is a breaking news and crime reporter for the Long Beach Post. She’s a Riverside native who found her love for journalism while at community college. She graduated from Cal State University, Long Beach journalism program in 2017 and covered the Palos Verdes Peninsula for the Daily Breeze prior to coming to the Post. She lives in Long Beach with her husband, Steven, and her cat/child, Jones.
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