Bombs and Bomb Threat Management in Schools
Length of Seminar: 2 Days
Instructor: Pete King
To help prepare your school for the serious issues
associated with receiving a bomb threat or a potential bombing
incident. It demonstrates how school administrators should
interact with public safety personnel to protect against
the potential liability issues.
Planning: This session provides the attendee with the planning tools
necessary to write a comprehensive school emergency operations
plan along with a site specific Bomb Threat Management Plan.
(A site-specific bomb threat model will be provided to each
Threat Assessment: Strategies critical to evaluating a threat that is received
by Phone, Written, Electronic Mail and Face-to-Face Confrontations.
System (CMS): This system has been developed for
the Private Sector, such as School Districts, Companies
and Corporations from the Incident Command System that is
used Nationally by Public Safety Personnel during Critical
Incidents. This system identifies the components and resources
necessary for personnel to Manage, Mitigate and Recover
from a crisis situation.
Liability Issues: The participants will learn what documentation is needed
to protect their administrations and school districts from
unwarranted civil action and the United States Supreme Court
decisions regarding these actions.
Search Techniques: Participants learn the proper methods of searching during
a bomb threat incident.
Evacuation Procedures: This session illustrates the proper methods for evacuation
during a bomb threat.
Recognition: The participants will be introduced
to the common forms of explosive devices and how they are
commonly delivered or placed. This session also identifies
what characteristics to look for in a potential letter or
session deals with the critical elements of public relations
during emergency situations.
Assisting Agencies: This is an introduction to the various Federal, State and
Local agencies capable of assisting school districts during
a bomb threat situation.