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Incident Response to Terrorist Bombings

Hours: 8
Tuition: $95

Program Information:

There is no way to predict where and when the next terrorist bombing will occur. This 8 hour course of instruction has been designed by the Energetic Materials Research and Testing Center at the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, specifically for law enforcement and fire department personnel.  This awareness level training class will allow first responders to identify and take appropriate action in the event of a WMD energetic materials (explosives and incendiaries) incident. Upon completion of the class, participants will receive credit for completion of the course from the Department of Homeland Security and New Mexico Tech.

Registration for this program is restricted to law enforcement/U.S. citizens.

Topics include:

  • Identifying potential targets and tactics

  • Indicators associate with terrorist attacks

  • Recognition of explosive and incendiary materials

  • Recognition of explosive devices and their components

  • Prioritizing response actions

  • Safety considerations

  • Response to pre-detonation and/or bomb threat incidents

**Cancellations for this class must be received by SLEA 35 days prior to the start of the program in order to avoid being billed!**

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Jim Kempinski
Program Manager

Voice: (630) 942-2939

Trisha Augustyn
Administrative Assistant

Voice: (630) 942-2295

General Information

Voice: (630) 942-2677
Fax: (630) 942-3766


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