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Patrol Response to Hazardous Materials

By Darin Dowe

When we fail to recognize the presence of a HazMat during the performance of our duties, we put ourselves, fellow responders and the community at risk. We must increase our awareness and make HazMat part of our mindset.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jun 2011)
 

Hazard Assessment and Response Management (HARM) students drive training procedures

 

The Center for Domestic Preparedness’ (CDP) emergency responders attending the Hazard Assessment and Response Management (HARM) course decontaminate response personnel after leaving a contaminated building during a training exercise.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Jul/Aug 2010)
 

National Guard CST debuts after official certification

 

This 22-member, full time National Guard unit earned national certification after nearly three years of training.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Nov/Dec 2006)
 

Homemade Explosives

By Jim Dowle

It is vital that police officers have a basic understanding of homemade explosives so they can identify precursor materials, offer advice on the security of such materials and recognize terrorist activity.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Oct 2006)
 

Shooting with Gas Masks

By Al Baker

Gas mask selection is a matter of an agency's needs, including technology, tactics and specific equipment of the mission.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Mar/Apr 2006)
 

Securing Unusual Scenes

By Joe Petrocelli

Unusual occurrences frequently require a response from several different agencies other than police agencies. It is the responsibility of the intial officer to access the scene, check on victims, advise communications of required resources, identify witnesses and make the scene safe pending the arrival of mitigating agencies.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Feb 2005)
 

Meth Hazards

By Russ Schanlaub

Be sure to prepare for the potential medical hazards involved in storming a meth lab and environment.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Mar 2005)
 
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