Incident Response to Terrorist Bombings (IRTB)

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Prepares emergency responders to react effectively, work cooperatively, and apply countermeasures in any incident involving explosives. DHS/FEMA sponsored and certified train-the-trainer course in Socorro and Playas, New Mexico. Awareness and performance level classes available as direct delivery to your local department.

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Prevention of and Response to Suicide Bombing Incidents (PRSBI)

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Provides senior state, tribal and local emergency responders with the knowledge and skills needed to develop policies for the prevention, interdiction, response, and mitigation of a suicide bombing attack. DHS/FEMA sponsored and certified train-the-trainer course in Socorro and Playas, New Mexico. Awareness and performance level classes available as direct delivery to your local department.

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Prevention of and Response to Suicide Bombing Incidents - Tactical (PRSBI-T)

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The tactical version of PRSBI is conducted at the Playas Training and Research Center (PTRC) and is designed for Tactical Response Teams. PRSBI-T contains the basic material with addition modules that are not provided in the PRSBI course. The tactical version is designed to familiarize and provide opportunity for tactical response teams to, train, practice, and recognize special considerations and principles when confronted with suicide bomber incidents or to operate around explosive materials.

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Understanding and Planning for School Bomb Incidents (UPSBI)

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This four-hour awareness level course provides participants with the language and tools required to effectively assess school bomb incident response plans and guide recommendations. It is available online and as a face-to-face course.

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Initial Law Enforcement Response to Suicide Bombing Attacks (ILERSBA)

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ILERSBA was developed with support and cooperation from the Department of Homeland Security, National Bomb Squad Commanders Advisory Board, and New Mexico Tech to provide front line law enforcement officers with the skills and knowledge to effectively interdict and respond to an imminent suicide bombing attack (person-borne or vehicle-borne) or a non-suicide attack involving a vehicle-borne device.

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Medical Preparedness and Response for Bombing Incidents (MPRBI)

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New Mexico Tech and The National Emergency Response and Rescue Training Center (NERRTC) on behalf of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) National Preparedness Directorate have developed courses as part of the National Domestic Preparedness Consortium's curricula to improve the abilities of jurisdictions to combat domestic terrorism. The courses provide training to first responders at the awareness, operations, technician, or incident command levels. Medical Preparedness and Response for Bombing Incidents an operations level course, is one of several taught by New Mexico Tech (NMT) and the Texas Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) and funded by The U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

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Homemade Explosives: Awareness, Recognition, and Response (HME)

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Provides senior state, tribal and local emergency responders with necessary information to recognize, identify, and take appropriate actions at the scene of homemade explosive manufacture or incident.

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About our Instructors

Course instructors are recognized worldwide as top explosives and WMD experts. Each has had front-line experience with a major WMD incident. Most instructors also:

  • Are First Responders themselves
  • Work in upper management in agencies responsible for WMD response
  • Serve as consultants to organizations such as the Office of Domestic Preparedness (ODP), Department of Homeland Security, Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Federal Bureau of Investigation(FBI), the State Department, etc.
  • Design and deliver customized curriculum for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATF), FBI, and CIA
  • Conduct Awareness Level classes, which provide an understanding of local and regional issues