NEWARK - (AP) - Officials don't want you to be alarmed ifyou see a large police presence in northern New Jersey.

State troopers and emergency responders will be conductingdrills throughout Bergen, Hudson, Essex, Passaic, Morris, Union andMiddlesex counties until Friday.

The state's Emergency Management Office says the drills aredesigned to test responders in New Jersey's Urban Area SecurityInitiative region as part of the ongoing commitment to the Securethe Cities Initiative.