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Bomb Threat Awareness and Response
Bombing and the Threat of Being Bombed are Harsh Realities in Today’s World
​The course instructor is Detective Sergeant Jim Varick with the New Jersey State Police Arson/Bomb Unit.

The program would be of benefit to all personnel from the boots on the ground to executive staff. This course is open to all First Responders, police, fire, and EMS personnel. Through this awareness level training, First Responders will have the ability to safely respond to incidents involving improvised explosive devices and explosions. Personnel responsible for policy planning and implementation would benefit from this training by gaining knowledge that can be applied in both the planning and response phase in their respective communities.

This course covers:

understanding the current threat environment
basic understanding of bomb threats
how to safely and efficiently manage a bomb threat
classes of explosives and explosive effects
improvised explosive devices (IED’s), along with the components that comprise an IED
the evacuation decision making process
notification processes
search protocols
types of suspect items that might be encountered
Fee: $139