SEC 486 Bomb Threat Management

This course teaches bomb threat management as an essential component of the overall management of normal business operations, with special emphasis being placed on proactive measures to control such threats and the procedures to be followed in response to a threat incident. Students learn the issues that affect the determination of which threat management policy should be chosen for an organization or a facility, and how to implement that policy in terms of corporate personnel participation and financial support. Students will also learn to recognize bomb threatening situations and behavior of a prospective bomber.

The course learning outcomes that you will demonstrate upon completion of this course are as follows:

Explain and discuss the role of the first responder to a bomb threat, types of bombers and their motivations, and specific target identification and risk assessment methods.

Summarize and analyze the appropriate steps to appropriately manage a bomb threat emergency, the types of devices and the delivery methods, and the steps taken to conduct a facility search.

Discuss domestic bombings and how they differ from bombings motivated by other factors, protective measures, which can be undertaken to protect targets, and the use of vehicle bombs as weapons of mass destruction.

Describe and discuss operational security and its importance, common methods used by criminal elements to gather intelligence on organization, and the actions taken when responding to an explosion scene.

Analyze and explain the types of clandestine drug laboratories, methods by which public safety personnel may assist in bomb squads in their mission, and the indicators of deployment of a chemical, biological, or radiological device.

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