FAIRFIELD - Local police shared some details today about the extensive training they go through to make sure they are ready for dangerous situations similar to what took place in Orlando.

Fairfield police say they check to make sure they have the equipment, the resources and partnerships with different departments to allow them to handle events like the Orlando shootings.

Fairfield officers also undergo active shooter training several times a year.

Police say communication is key among residents and responders in an event like the Orlando shootings.