The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Kenner Police Department will be conducting SWAT team exercises at the empty Travel Best Inn at 2240 Veterans Blvd. in Kenner until 5 p.m. Wednesday.

JPSO spokesman John Fortunato said the area is marked with signs and nearby businesses and residents have been informed, but JPSO but wanted to advise the general public that there will be a lot of law enforcement officers at the site, along with controlled light explosions and some gunfire.