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Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Awareness, Bomb Threats, and Search Procedures

This class will cover the bomb response assets available within the state of Arkansas. Participants will be provided with explosives familiarization, to include recognition of commercial, military, and homemade explosives, as well as their function and uses. The class will further provide IED familiarization, to include information on the composition of an IED and the various sources of information available for the construction of IEDs. Additionally, participants will gain information on bomb threats and search procedures, to include evaluating the credibility of a bomb threat, recommendations on the development of a search team, and proper search procedures. Following the classroom portion, an explosives demonstration, utilizing various commercial and improvised explosives, will be conducted to help reinforce lessons presented in the course.

• This class is 6 hours.
• Class hours are 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.