A police exercise is taking place Thursday in Danbury. A Traffic Alert has been announced by Western Connecticut State University due to police training on the midtown campus. Members of the Danbury and West Conn police departments will conduct a training exercise that will affect traffic on Eighth Avenue. The exercise will concentrate in the Litchfield Hall residence hall. From 7 am to 4 pm on Thursday, traffic on Eighth Avenue will be restricted to residents only. Police officers, including members of the Danbury SWAT team, will be involved in the training.