Module 8 Threats of Terrorism


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Module 8 Threats of Terrorism

  1. 1. BE-NETTE C. REVIDAD, CST KADRE Security Training Institute, Inc . ( an Introduction the the world of terror )
  2. 2. <ul><li>At the end of the session, the trainees are expected to: </li></ul><ul><li>Identify correctly the possible threats of terrorism; </li></ul><ul><li>Familiarize with the SOP’s and safety precausions before, during, and after a terrorist attack. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>As a private security professional your duty is to: </li></ul><ul><li>Protect the lives and properties of the client. </li></ul><ul><li>Preserve a safe and sound environment. </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain the peace and order of your AOR. </li></ul><ul><li>enforce access control measures necessary for the safety of your cleints </li></ul><ul><li>Indentify the potential threats of terrorism... </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>It is an unlawfull act of violence </li></ul><ul><li>The objective is to create fear </li></ul><ul><li>A political act designed by groups to have their message heard </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Domestic terrorism involves groups whose terrorist activities are directed at elements of our government without foreign involvement. </li></ul><ul><li>International terrorism involves groups whose terrorist activities are foreign-based and/or directed by countries or groups outside the country. Sept. 11 is an example of International Terrorism. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Three manifestations of terrorism </li></ul><ul><li>Religion </li></ul><ul><li>Politics </li></ul><ul><li>Ideology </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Firearms </li></ul><ul><li>Explosive and Incendiary Devices </li></ul><ul><li>Chemical Agents </li></ul><ul><li>Biological Agents </li></ul><ul><li>Nuclear Weapon </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Military Facilities </li></ul><ul><li>Government Facilities </li></ul><ul><li>Large Cities </li></ul><ul><li>International Airports </li></ul><ul><li>Public Gatherings </li></ul><ul><li>High-Profile Landmarks </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Be Aware of Your Surroundings </li></ul><ul><li>Report to the Police Unusual Behavior, </li></ul><ul><li>Suspicious Packages, and Strange Devices. </li></ul><ul><li>Be Aware of Exits - Plan to Get Out! </li></ul><ul><li>Learn First Aid & Get a First Aid Kit </li></ul><ul><li>Be Familiar With Fire Extinguishers </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Some tips / hints to identify a possible Improvised Explosive Devices – IED </li></ul><ul><li>Unexpected from Someone Unfamiliar </li></ul><ul><li>No Return Address on It </li></ul><ul><li>Marked with “Personal” or “Confidential” </li></ul><ul><li>Strange Odors or Stains </li></ul><ul><li>Protruding Wires or Aluminum Foil </li></ul><ul><li>Unusual Weight, Lopsided or Oddly Shaped </li></ul><ul><li>Inappropriate or Unusual Labeling </li></ul>
  11. 13. <ul><li>Any anonymous caller reports that a bomb has been placed in an establishment; a hand written, type written , computer printed or paper cut out letters statement or phrase sent or left to broadcast a bomb scare. </li></ul>
  12. 14. <ul><li>Expect every call as bomb threat. </li></ul><ul><li>Do not panic. </li></ul><ul><li>Listen attentively to the caller and try to elicit where the bomb is, what it looks like, who placed the bomb or the time of possible detonation and the reasons . </li></ul><ul><li>Keep the caller on the line as long as possible. </li></ul><ul><li>Record the conversation if necessary. </li></ul><ul><li>Note the background noises, voices characteristics, male or female, young or old and tone or accent. </li></ul><ul><li>Note the time and duration of the call. </li></ul>
  13. 15. <ul><li>Do not panic </li></ul><ul><li>Turn off electrical and gas units when possible. </li></ul><ul><li>Report immediately to the building administrator, chief security officer, duty officer or the most ranking senior officer </li></ul><ul><li>Call immediate assistance from the nearest military / police office. </li></ul>
  14. 16. <ul><li>Do not panic  </li></ul><ul><li>Evacuate personnel at least 300 feet away from the bomb. </li></ul><ul><li>Turn off electrical or gas units. </li></ul><ul><li>Do not touch or move unknown objects. </li></ul><ul><li>Secure the area </li></ul><ul><li>Call for assistance. </li></ul><ul><li>Alert EMS for medical services to include the use of ambulance. </li></ul>
  15. 18. <ul><li>Thank you for your time </li></ul>61411