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of active shooter attacks have occurred across the U.S., and the threat
of such violent incidents remains a primary concern for all law
- Specialists have the expert knowledge to support the hazardous materials technician, but their duties require
a more directed or specific knowledge of the various substances they may be called upon to contain. The
specialist also acts as the site liaison with federal, state, local and other government authorities in regards to
a potential target location, sketching floor plans, photographing
structural features, and taking notes on security measures.
responders take offensive action to CONTROL A SPILL OR LEAK. They
assume a more aggressive role than a first responder at the operations
level in that they will approach the point of release in order to plug,
or otherwise stop the release of a hazardous substance.
- workplace nearly twice as often as in schools but can occur
- Columbine High School in 1999.
- fourth; responsibility.
- 1)Unit 1, IS-100.LE.b Introduction to the Incident Command System
2)Unit 2, IS-700.a National Incident
Management System (NIMS), An Introduction.
- workplace retaliation, domestic
disputes, and retaliation by a current or former student.
hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, and wildfires. Law enforcement officers
are often called upon to assist in these situations.
- • Chemical
- assignments and attend regular briefings.
- containing a threat and awaiting the arrival
of SWAT teams.
- upwind, uphill, and upstream position until you can safely identify and assess the CBRNE situation
- EMTs to easily differentiate between those who need medical treatment and those who require decontamination
- deal with many different types of large-scale incidents.
- is defined as taking immediate shelter
in a readily accessible location or remaining inside a structure to prevent exposure to a
dangerous situation that exists outside of the structure.
- traffic stops and other proactive patrol techniques.
- monitoring entry to the scene, assuring public protection by evacuating or protecting an area, confining and
containing all contaminated victims, determining if the scene is or can be made safe for operations, protecting
the scene and any evidence, and coordinating with other agencies to provide security and control perimeters.
- one or more individuals participating in a random
or systematic killing spree demonstrating their intent to harm others with a firearm.
- false alarms or other calls for service in order to develop plans to target first responders.
focus of law enforcement shifts from evacuation to search and rescue,
security of shelters and distribution centers, and protection of
- seriousness of the situation
- protect yourself
- 1.Awareness Role
3.Hazardous Materials Technician
4. Hazardous Materials Specialist
5. Hazardous Materials Incident Commander
- • Chemical
- • Identify the type of incident or threat.
• Determine the appropriate personal protective equipment.
• Establish the ICS.
• Set up a command post.
• Determine the resources needed, including the assistance of other agencies.
• Determine whether to shelter-in-place or evacuate (with evacuation routes and
- biological contamination, toxic chemical agents, incendiary fires, and conventional explosives.
- rather than committing traditional
criminal acts, such as robbery or hostage-taking.
- scope of death and destruction it
may cause, the insidious nature of the weapon, and the personal danger to first responders.
- First responders at the awareness level have been trained to initiate the emergency response sequence and
NOTIFY AUTHORITIES of the situation. They take no further action beyond notifying the authorities of the release.
- Recognition and identification
persons should be evacuated to the VCP and be discouraged from entering
vehicles, leaving the scene, or transporting themselves to a hospital.
- travel and safety kit.
- law enforcement officers should be prepared to handle incidents involving weapons of mass destruction (WMD).
- The fourth level is notification, in which the first responder informs the next level of responder as defined in
the agency's Emergency Response Plan. The officer should maintain continuous communication with dispatch
as the event unfolds. This ensures the proper resources are deployed.
- substances involved, the number of exposed victims, and, if known, what type of vehicle, container, or device is involved.
- physical contact
- males and typically work alone.
- chaotic situation with large numbers of injured people, fleeing crowds, and secondary hazards
such as improvised explosive devices.
- to protect the public and secure the scene while safeguarding responders
- first-degree felony
- is the ability to deny or restrict access to the involved area and remove uninjured and uncontaminated
people from that area.
- second-degree felony
- • Explosives
- contact information for the investigators.
- safe and uniform guidelines for response to incidents involving hazardous materials or weapons of mass destruction.
- first responder's death or the death of additional victims
- 48-hour period. -2days
- • Nuclear
this level responders take DEFENSIVE ACTION to protect nearby people,
property, or the environment from the effects of the release. They are
trained to respond in a defensive fashion without actually trying to
stop the release. Their function is to contain the release from a safe
distance, keep it from spreading, and prevent exposures.
- loss of significant relationships, changes in financial status or loss of or termination from a job, changes in living
arrangements, major adverse changes to life circumstances, and being the victim of bullying or feelings of humiliation or rejection.
- Contaminated and uncontaminated people should be kept
separated to avoid the spread of contamination.
- preventing victims from exiting
- protect other people and property
they ambulatory? Are they contaminated? After these questions are
answered, emergency responders can decide whether to evacuate victims or
on site by sheltering in place.
- • Radiological
- concentrate on your assigned duties without being distracted or worried about the well-being of your family.
- terrorism a realistic concern for law enforcement.
- involves ensuring the safety of the officer and the public through personal protective equipment and
the evacuation of nearby structures.
- social media posts, journal writings, and through statements made to others.
- an extra uniform and change of clothes, batteries, food, water, and medication if needed.
- These individuals assume command of the incident above the level of the first responder; they are trained to
implement the employer's EMERGENCY RESPONSE PLAN Incident commanders understand the hazards and risks of employees working in chemical protective clothing, know how to implement local, state, and federal
emergency response plans, and understand the importance of decontamination procedures.
- plain language as different agencies may use different radio codes.
- • Biological
- Officers must be able to recognize that an incident involves WMD or hazardous materials and, if possible,
identify the materials involved. Every effort to avoid exposure should be made. Most materials can be identified
from a safe distance.
- WMD incidents
- large vehicle crashes, hurricanes, wildfires, and large
- the responding
officers to provide regular updates as events develop.
- relay information to responding units
- pre-operational surveillance before executing an attack.
- personal danger
- The manufacture, possession, sale, delivery, display, use, or attempted or threatened use
of a weapon of mass destruction or hoax weapon of mass destruction is prohibited;
(1) As used in this section, the term:
(a) "Weapon of mass destruction" means:
1. Any device or object that is designed or intended to cause death or serious
bodily injury to any human or animal, or severe emotional or mental harm
to any human, through the release, dissemination, or impact of toxic or
poisonous chemicals, or their precursors;
2. Any device or object involving a biological agent;
3. Any device or object that is designed or intended to release radiation or
radioactivity at a level dangerous to human or animal life; or
4. Any biological agent, toxin, vector, or delivery system.
- immediately locating the shooter and
neutralizing the threat before assisting the injured.
device or object that by its design, construction, content, or
characteristics appears to be, or is falsely represented to be, an
actual weapon of mass destruction.
- shooters. The subject may be socially isolated, have
feelings of hate and anger, or have a history of mental health problems.
- is defined as a written plan that describes the actions that an organization would take in response to various major events.
- arrests for violent crimes, making it difficult to identify the
subject before they act.
- high impact targets and often focus on heavily frequented
locations.Examples include airports, subways, schools, places of worship, government buildings, or large
public gatherings such as fairs, festivals, or sporting events.
- second-degree felony
an acronym commonly used to identify types of hazards that an officer
may face either as part of an accidental release or intentional use of a
weapon of mass destruction.
- canisters or drums left abandoned in an
empty field or ditch which might indicate a chemical or biological hazard
- police assignments include facilitating evacuations and providing traffic control and direction.
- civilians as a primary means of achieving their goals.
- dynamic incidents that vary greatly.
- • Recognition and identification