Site Protection through Observational Techniques (SPOT) (AWR-219) (04-20-0219) - 005

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Brief Description
Responders, public must work together to identify suspicious objects, substances, & people
Full Description
Emergency responders, security professionals, security support staff, and the public must work together to identify suspicious objects, substances, and people. This course trains public safety personnel to improve their observational techniques by using a four-step ongoing screening process that includes increasing protective awareness, identifying preoperational behaviors, evaluating, and taking action. Participants will use fictional scenarios to examine each step of the process.

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:
-Explain the importance of identifying preoperational activities.
-Use active observation skills to enhance situational awareness
-Identify behaviors and activities that may be associated with a violent attack.
-Choose an appropriate course of action based on their evaluation of an individual’s behavior
-Apply concepts learned in this course to real-world

Target Audience:

-Fire Service
-Governmental Administrative
-Law Enforcement
-Private Sector/Corporate Security/Safety Professionals
-Transportation Security

You must be a US Citizen to take this course. If you are not     please let us know by email for further instruction at OEM.TRAINING@DHSES.NY.GOV

Requirements FEMA Student ID Requirement:
Prior to course delivery, the hosting jurisdiction for the class shall inform all participants of the FEMA requirement to establish a FEMA Student Identification Number (SID). This can be accomplished by registering at FEMA’s website. Participants will be asked to provide their SID when they arrive and complete the registration process for the course.

Training Dates
02/09/2022 - 02/09/2022
None Specified
Registration Dates
10/12/2021 - 01/19/2022
Available Seats
7h 0m
None Specified
Training Location
Reporting Instructions
8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Dress is business casual.  
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No Show Policy: Failure to attend a class you have registered for can result in restriction on future course attendance and agency notification. It is the students responsibility to notify us in a timely manner if you cannot attend.

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