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Higher Education Security Officer Training

Higher Education Security Officer Training . Scope. This training module is based on the information obtained in the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA ) - Campus Protection Officer Training Program – Second Edition . . Purpose.

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Higher Education Security Officer Training

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  1. Higher Education Security Officer Training

  2. Scope This training module is based on the information obtained in the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA) - Campus Protection Officer Training Program – Second Edition.

  3. Purpose To create a standardized training program for higher education, non-commissioned campus safety and/or security officers in the Pierce County Region.

  4. Incident Command System (ICS) Module

  5. Objectives • Identify three purposes of the Incident Command System (ICS). • Identify requirements to use ICS.

  6. What Is an Incident? An incident is . . . . . . an occurrence or event, natural or manmade, that requires a response to protect life or property.

  7. What is the Incident Command System? • The Incident Command System: • Is a standardized, on-scene, all-hazard incident management concept. • Allows its users to adopt an integrated organizational structure to match the complexities and demands of single or multiple incidents without being hindered by jurisdictional boundaries.

  8. ICS Purposes Using management best practices, ICS helps to ensure: • The safety of responders and others. • The achievement of tactical objectives. • The efficient use of resources.

  9. History of ICS Weaknesses in incident management were due to: • Lack of accountability. • Poor communication. • Lack of a planning process. • Overloaded Incident Commanders. • No method to integrate interagency requirements. The identification of these areas of management weakness resulted in the development of ICS.

  10. Homeland Security Presidential Directives (HSPDs) HSPD-5 Management of Domestic Incidents HSPD-8 National Preparedness Mandates National Incident Management System (NIMS)

  11. NIMS What ? . . . NIMS provides a consistent nationwide template . . . Who? . . . to enable Federal, State, tribal, and local governments, the private sector, and nongovernmental organizations to work together . . .

  12. NIMS How? . . . to prepare for, prevent, respond to, recover from, and mitigate the effects of incidents regardless of cause, size, location, or complexity . . . Why? . . . in order to reduce the loss of life and property, and harm to the environment.

  13. NIMS Components and ICS Preparedness Communications and Information Management Incident Command System Resource Management Multiagency Coordination Systems Command andManagement Ongoing Management and Maintenance Public Information

  14. Command Staff

  15. Incident Commander • You are in charge! • Establish command • Ensure staff safety • Assess objectives • Implement the Incident Action Plan (IAP) • Coordinate efforts • Maintain manageable span of control • Authorize release of info • Submit all costs to Finance

  16. Safety Officer • Your focus is safety and security! • Ensure ALL personnel follow the highest safety standards. • Assist evacuation of staff – if directed. • Know your facility and its safety features. • Address affected areas of facility, as needed. • Effect closure of dangerous areas. • Prepare and track personnel injury claims. • Submit all receipts for reimbursement to Finance.

  17. Public Information Officer • You handle the media! • Stay in contact with the Incident Commander • Establish relationships with the media. • Prepared information – messages – for release to media. • Gain IC approval. • Monitor media for emergency information. • Inform staff, clients, and the public. • Establish rumor control. • Brief Incident Team Chiefs and officers. • Submit all receipts to Finance for reimbursement.

  18. Liaison Officer • You connect with outside people and resources! • Locate and contact team chiefs. • Keep track of team chiefs and staff changes. • Update other involved agencies. • Get updates from other involved agencies.

  19. General Staff

  20. Operations Section Chief • You do the field work! • Direct and coordinate operations staff. • Ensure safety of operations staff. • Carry out the Incident Action Plan (IAP). • Request resources (through IC). • Release resources (through IC). • Oversee the four initial response functions: first aid, search and rescue, fire suppression, site security. • Submit receipts.

  21. Planning Section Chief • You are the thinker and planner – keep people in the know! • Collect information. • Evaluate information – have an overview. • Disseminate information. • Track and manage all available resources. • Submit all receipts.

  22. Logistics Section Chief • You get and distribute supplies and people! • Provide facilities. • Provide storage. • Provide personnel. • Provide supplies/materials. • Provide support to incident responders. • Inform Planning Chief and IC. • Submit receipts.

  23. Finance and Administration Section Chief • You track and record (document) everything! • Personnel injuries. • Damage. • Operations costs. • Personnel time. • Materials bought and distributed. • Reimbursable costs.

  24. ICS Benefits • ICS: • Meets the needs of incidents of any kind or size. • Allows personnel from a variety of agencies to meld rapidly into a common management structure. • Provides logistical and administrative support to operational staff. • Is cost effective by avoiding duplication of efforts.

  25. Independent Study Courses To complete your FEMA Independent study courses go to: http://training.fema.gov/IS/

  26. Questions?

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