Course Offering

Homemade Explosives: Awareness, Recognition, and Response
Start Date:05/10/2017
End Date:05/10/2017
Facility:Clay County Health Center
Lodging:Hampton Inn, 816-415-9600
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Sponsor(s):Missouri State Emergency Management Agency
Description:This awareness level mobile course addresses some of the major considerations a jusidiction is required to answer when creating plans, procedures, and tactics to prevent and respond to homemade explosive incidents. Course Objectives: Identify components, interactions, and physical properties associated with explosive materials and explosive events; Recognize precursor materials used in the making of homemade explosives, and the similarities and differences in the precursors used in homemade explosives and illicit drugs; Recognize the processes of making homemade explosives and the similarities and differences in the processes of homemade explosives and illicit drugs; Identify various types of homemade explosives based on the precursor and manufacturing equipment observed at a potential homemade explosive manufacturing location; Respond safely and appropriately to a possible incident involving some or all of the following - homemade explosive materials, precursors, or improvised explosive devices; Provide information to public and private sectors concerning the identification and prevention of bomb making activity. Prerequisites: Actively employed or auxiliary member of a state or local first responder agency.