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Critical Incident Management

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This course introduces students to the process of critical incident management, encompassing a variety of events that impact justice and security organizations. This course will discuss prevention, planning, and recovery, as well as inter-agency coordination and response.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Governing Documents and Authority

    • Analyze the Incident Command System and the various roles and responsibilities.
    • Examine the National Response Framework.
    • Evaluate the National Infrastructure Protection Plan and the expectations imposed on the private sector.
    • Evaluate the National Incident Management System compliance for state and local incident response plans.
    • Summarize the National Incident Management System.

    Agencies Involved with Critical Incident Management

    • Identify the federal agencies involved with critical incident management and their associated role.
    • Describe the role of state agencies involved with critical incident management.
    • Identify the role of local agencies involved with critical incident management.
    • Describe the role of private agencies involved with critical incident management.
    • Explain the benefits and challenges associated with interagency critical incident management.

    Preparedness, Prevention, Response and Recovery

    • Identify the phases of critical incident management.
    • Evaluate the steps involved with planning and preparing for a critical incident.
    • Examine methods to prevent a critical incident and distinguish between mitigating techniques.
    • Describe the process of recovering from a critical incident.
    • Identify challenges associated with a critical incident response.

    Fundamentals of Critical Incident Management

    • Identify distinguishing factors that differentiate routine incidents from critical incidents.
    • Describe the different types of critical incidents such as violent crime, natural disasters and acts of terrorism.
    • Compare examples of critical incidents and the associated causes.
    • Analyze the positive and negative outcomes of critical incident responses.

    Response Strategies and Execution

    • Evaluate the effectiveness of command structure, resource deployment, and logistics.
    • Assess interagency communication issues at the private, local, state and federal levels.
    • Explain the chaos factor and the role of the media in critical incident management.
    • Evaluate the relevance and uses of an after-action report.
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