Initial Law Enforcement Response to Suicide Bomb Attacks
ILERSBA was developed with support and cooperation from the Department of Homeland Security, National Bomb Squad Commanders Advisory Board, and New Mexico Tech to provide front line law enforcement officers with the skills and knowledge to effectively interdict and respond to an imminent suicide bombing attack (person-borne or vehicle-borne) or a non-suicide attack involving a vehicle-borne device.
Course Length: 8 hours
Course Manager: New Mexico Tech
Course Timeline: 0800-1700
Registration Information: Steven Kirschbaum 815/489-6085
Prerequisite: General Prerequisites - Participants must have completed basic law enforcement training and, where applicable, on-the-job training under the supervision of a departmental training officer.
Prerequisite Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities - The following apply to all personnel attending this course:
•Demonstrated successful performance as a patrol officer in a U.S. state or local law enforcement agency.
•Sufficient tenure remaining in their current or future position to allow for the application of course material upon their return.
Target Audience/Discipline: Law enforcement officers assigned to patrol duties, their immediate supervisors, and administrators.
Scheduled Classes: There are no scheduled dates for this course.
Please note: Applications for courses will be accepted up to 1 day prior to the course date. However, the cutoff date for lodging is 7 days prior to class.
If you want to learn more about the Training Program or are interested in attending a specific course, please contact your IEMA Regional Coordinator or Lori McTaggart. Registration should be made in advance to attend any IEMA sponsored class. Walk-in registrations are only accepted if room space and course materials are available. To register for IEMA classes, please see the IEMA Online Registration and Tracking Program Page.