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  1. Shelter-in-placeis 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.

          

  2. WMD include weapons that could releasebiological contamination, toxic chemical agents, incendiary fires, and conventional explosives.

          

  3. The Oklahoma City bombing, attacks on the World Trade Center, anthrax incidents, letters containing ricin, and the Boston Marathon bombing have madelaw enforcement officers should be prepared to handle incidents involving weapons of mass destruction (WMD).

          

  4. Notification and CommunicationThe 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.

          

  5. If witnesses refuse questioning, try to obtain theircontact information for the investigators.

          

  6. (active shooter) Current tactics focus onimmediately locating the shooter and
    neutralizing the threat before assisting the injured.

          

  7. Hazardous Materials Incident CommanderThese 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, patch
    or otherwise stop the release of a hazardous substance.

          

  8. For ongoing situations in which ICS has already been established, such as hurricanes or wildfires, officers will receive particularany 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.

          

  9. Common catalysts or triggers for active shooters includeloss 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.

          

  10. Very few active shooters have had previousworkplace nearly twice as often as in schools but can occur
    anywhere.

          

  11. Law enforcement and other public safety organizations use ICS todeal with many different types of large-scale incidents.

          

  12. victim collection points (VCP)is defined as a written plan that describes the actions that an organization would take in response to various major events.

          

  13. (CBRNE) R• Biological

          

  14. Avoid _______ ______with potentially contaminated people and direct those individuals to a VCP where
    decontamination can occur.
    first-degree felony

          

  15. Within the past 20 yearsFirst 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.

          

  16. (RIP-NOT) IProtection

          

  17. Common active shooter motivations includeworkplace retaliation, domestic
    disputes, and retaliation by a current or former student.

          

  18. (disaster) A general rule is to include basic
    supplies needed for a
    seriousness of the situation

          

  19. (natural disaster) Planning and preparedness helps youconcentrate on your assigned duties without being distracted or worried about the well-being of your family.

          

  20. When confronted with an active shooter incident an officer may encounter aworkplace nearly twice as often as in schools but can occur
    anywhere.

          

  21. ICS has helped officers throughout Florida and
    the nation handle situations such as
    seriousness of the situation

          

  22. Emergency Response Plan (ERP)is defined as a written plan that describes the actions that an organization would take in response to various major events.

          

  23. Active shooter attacks arehundreds of active shooter attacks have occurred across the U.S., and the threat of such violent incidents remains a primary concern for all law enforcement officers.

          

  24. An agency ERP establishesFirst 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.

          

  25. Potential terrorists have previously studied and
    recorded law enforcement responses to
    false alarms or other calls for service in order to develop plans to target first responders.

          

  26. Protectioninvolves ensuring the safety of the officer and the public through personal protective equipment and
    the evacuation of nearby structures.

          

  27. (RIP-NOT) NProtection

          

  28. National Incident Management System(NIMS)

          

  29. (CBRNE) B• Radiological

          

  30. CBRNE stands for:• Chemical
    • Biological
    • Radiological
    • Nuclear
    • Explosives

          

  31. Under s. 790.166, F.S., it is a __________ _______to unlawfully manufacture, possess, sell, deliver, mail, send,
    display, use, threaten to use, attempt to use, conspire to use, or make readily accessible to others a "hoax
    weapon of mass destruction,"
    second-degree felony

          

  32. Many active shooters express their intent to harm others throughimmediately locating the shooter and
    neutralizing the threat before assisting the injured.

          

  33. Prior to the ONSET of a natural disasterpolice assignments include facilitating evacuations and providing traffic control and direction.

          

  34. Personnel not on scene or working in a command post depend onthe responding
    officers to provide regular updates as events develop.

          

  35. Approximately 95 percent of active shooters have historically beenloss 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.

          

  36. the use of force to detain a contaminated person may be
    __________.
    fourth; responsibility.

          

  37. FEMA: This course is taught through two units: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.

          

  38. In the IMMEDIATE AFTERMATH of a natural disasterpolice assignments include facilitating evacuations and providing traffic control and direction.

          

  39. Your first responsibility in a CBRNE situation is toprotect yourself

          

  40. When acting as part of the initial response to a large-scale incident, officers should obtain necessary information from dispatch and immediately:chaotic situation with large numbers of injured people, fleeing crowds, and secondary hazards
    such as improvised explosive devices.

          

  41. watch for strange chemical• Chemical
    • Biological
    • Radiological
    • Nuclear
    • Explosives

          

  42. (RIP-NOT) RRecognition and identification

          

  43. (CBRNE) (C• Chemical

          

  44. (disaster) Be sure that you have prepared aan extra uniform and change of clothes, batteries, food, water, and medication if needed.

          

  45. The increase in domestic terrorist activity means thatlaw enforcement officers should be prepared to handle incidents involving weapons of mass destruction (WMD).

          

  46. Law enforcement officers are likely to be the _____ to arrive at the scene of an emergency involving weapons of
    mass destruction or hazardous materials.
    first

          

  47. Officers should secure the scene in order to isolate exposed victims and the contaminated area. Tactics include;relay information to responding units

          

  48. (CBRNE) N• Nuclear

          

  49. Recognition and IdentificationWMD

          

  50. Section 790.166, F.S., defines weapons of mass destruction as:civilians as a primary means of achieving their goals.

          

  51. Notification and Communication is the ____ level of ________>relay information to responding units

          

  52. An incapacitated officer only
    elevates the
    plain language as different agencies may use different radio codes.

          

  53. The FBI defines an active shooter ashundreds of active shooter attacks have occurred across the U.S., and the threat of such violent incidents remains a primary concern for all law enforcement officers.

          

  54. An active shooter's objective is that of mass murder, rather thanworkplace nearly twice as often as in schools but can occur
    anywhere.

          

  55. your secondary responsibility is tosafe and uniform guidelines for response to incidents involving hazardous materials or weapons of mass destruction.

          

  56. weapons of mass destructionWMD

          

  57. (CBRNE) E• Explosives

          

  58. Law enforcement should consider civilian safety
    by determining victims' mobility and the degree to which they have been exposed to
    materials:
    Are they ambulatory? Are they contaminated? After these questions are answered, emergency responders can decide whether to evacuate victims or protect them
    on site by sheltering in place.

          

  59. Many terrorist plots have been interrupted or thwarted throughtraffic stops and other proactive patrol techniques.

          

  60. Each type of WMD is unique because of thescope of death and destruction it
    may cause, the insidious nature of the weapon, and the personal danger to first responders.

          

  61. Rushing into a chemical, biological, or explosive scene
    could result in the
    first responder's death or the death of additional victims

          

  62. (RIP-NOT) PProtection

          

  63. Active shooter incidents happen in theimmediately locating the shooter and
    neutralizing the threat before assisting the injured.

          

  64. There are FIVE levels of training for response to hazardous materials.one or more individuals participating in a random
    or systematic killing spree demonstrating their intent to harm others with a firearm.

          

  65. Communication should be
    conducted in
    plain language as different agencies may use different radio codes.

          

  66. It is a __________ ______ to unlawfully manufacture, possess, sell, deliver, send, mail, display, use, threaten to use, attempt to use, conspire to use, or make readily accessible to others a "weapon of mass destruction" under s. 790.166, F.S.second-degree felony

          

  67. (disaster) Supplies should include:an extra uniform and change of clothes, batteries, food, water, and medication if needed.

          

  68. ERP goal isRecognition and identification

          

  69. Awareness RoleFirst 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.

          

  70. Operational RoleEMTs to easily differentiate between those who need medical treatment and those who require decontamination

          

  71. Patrol officers are typically trained to respond at the awareness level and have only FOUR RESPONSIBILITIES or goals, sometimes abbreviated as RIP-NOT.• Recognition and identification
    • Isolation
    • Protection
    • NOTification

          

  72. Florida's natural geography makes it prone to certain types of environmental disastersrelay information to responding units

          

  73. Isolation Definition:is the ability to deny or restrict access to the involved area and remove uninjured and uncontaminated
    people from that area.

          

  74. Terrorists use weapons of mass destruction oncivilians as a primary means of achieving their goals.

          

  75. Primary locations for WMD attacks includeworkplace retaliation, domestic
    disputes, and retaliation by a current or former student.

          

  76. Federal Emergency Management AgencyWMD

          

  77. The VCPs allowinvolves ensuring the safety of the officer and the public through personal protective equipment and
    the evacuation of nearby structures.

          

  78. If you are the first on the scene of a CBRNE incident,relay information to responding units

          

  79. In order to avoid the spread of contaminationcontaminated persons should be evacuated to the VCP and be discouraged from entering vehicles, leaving the scene, or transporting themselves to a hospital.

          

  80. hoax weapon of mass destruction is defined as:any 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.

          

  81. Historically, terrorists conductpre-operational surveillance before executing an attack.

          

  82. It is a ________ ______ for a person to make a false REPORT concerning the placing or planting of a weapon of mass destruction under s. 790.163, F.S.relay information to responding units

          

  83. As first responders, officers are usually trained to quickly enter the scene and help victims as soon as possible. This traditional law enforcement response and rescue approach will not work forWMD incidents

          

  84. CBRNEis 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.

          

  85. Certain traits are common to active shooters:shooters. The subject may be socially isolated, have
    feelings of hate and anger, or have a history of mental health problems.

          

  86. (active shooter) Previous response options revolved aroundimmediately locating the shooter and
    neutralizing the threat before assisting the injured.

          

  87. (Immediate Actions) Approach the incident cautiously from anupwind, uphill, and upstream position until you can safely identify and assess the CBRNE situation

          

  88. The main objective of a law enforcement response to an active shooter incident has changed since the attacks atColumbine High School in 1999.

          

  89. Tell dispatch about anysubstances involved, the number of exposed victims, and, if known, what type of vehicle, container, or device is involved.

          

  90. Attempting to stop panicked people from leaving the site could place an officer inrelay information to responding units

          

  91. This surveillance can take many forms, such asContaminated and uncontaminated people should be kept
    separated to avoid the spread of contamination.

          

  92. Hazardous Materials SpecialistThese 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, patch
    or otherwise stop the release of a hazardous substance.

          

  93. When securing the scene, priority should be given to preventing additional people from entering the area
    rather than
    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.

          

  94. Hazardous Materials TechnicianThese 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, patch
    or otherwise stop the release of a hazardous substance.