Prevention of and Response to Suicide Bombing Incidents (PRSBI) (Train-the-Trainer)
This is a performance level (technician) train-the-trainer course designed to provide advanced training in responding to suicide bombing attacks. The course includes detailed instruction on Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and explosive materials typically used in suicide bombing attacks. In addition, it features range demonstrations of explosive effects and comprehensive training on critical response actions during pre- and post-detonation operations. The course addresses actions and programs designed to prevent or deter suicide bombings and techniques, tactics, procedures to respond to a variety of suicide bombing scenarios. Participants draft an action plan outline for preparing their agencies to address this developing, potential threat to communities in the U.S. Participants who successfully complete this course and are certified as trainers by their agencies are also certified to deliver the Prevention and Response to Suicide Bombing Incidents Course in their agencies.
Although not limited to Law Enforcement personnel, this is a law enforcement intensive course.
- To provide participants with the skills and knowledge necessary to prevent and/or deter suicide bombings, and to plan for and direct the response to these incidents
- To prepare participants to present Performance Level (Operations) training based on material in this course
- To instill in participants a respect for the destructive potential of energetic materials that may be used in terrorist attacks
How this course is offered:
Delivered at the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Energetic Materials Research and Testing Center, Socorro, New Mexico
Prerequisites & Other Information:
Participants must be senior State or local police, fire, or emergency medical services personnel; or emergency operations managers or planners who are decisionmakers or who can influence agency-level decisions involving the preparation for and response to suicide bombings. In addition, participants who seek certification to teach the Prevention and Response to Suicide Bombing Incidents course must have completed a recognized instructor training program and/or certification or be designated as a trainer by their agency.
No tuition is charged.
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