D.C. Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency (DC HSEMA) in partnership with the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (NMIMT) will be hosting an “Incident Response to Terrorist Bombings Training” for D.C. businesses and security personnel on January 30, at 2720 Martin Luther King Junior Avenue, Southeast D.C.
The trainings are designed to prepare the D.C. workforce and first responders to better detect, identify and effectively respond to suspicious packages and Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) in the District.
District businesses, security personnel and first responders will better understand current threats and trends of terrorism through this free four-hour training program. They will also be trained on taking action to prevent bombing attacks.
HSEMA is partnering w/ @NewMexicoTech to host an Incident Response to Terrorist Bombings Training on January 30 to help business owners, security personnel, and first responders better prepare. The training is free but registration is required ➡️ https://t.co/5WuYhIonD5 #ReadyDC pic.twitter.com/VgeP6zQZOe
— DC Homeland Security (@DC_HSEMA) January 3, 2019
The workforce will also be taught how to identify suspicious packages and IEDs and respond appropriately to lessen the impact of an IED while also learning to coordinate with local and federal first responders.
The training will be provided two times – from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Photo identification is required on arrival.
Register here for a one-time training.