Preparing for Terrorism: The Public Safety Communicator?s Guide / Edition 1

Preparing for Terrorism: The Public Safety Communicator?s Guide / Edition 1

by George Buck
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1401871313

ISBN-13: 2901401871313

Pub. Date: 05/09/2003

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Communications center operators routinely take 911 and other calls from frightened people, and offer them strength and comfort while emergency crews respond, but a widespread or devastating attack could require special actions. Veterans of emergency services provide information that communications center staff members need to help prepare for, respond to, and recover

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Communications center operators routinely take 911 and other calls from frightened people, and offer them strength and comfort while emergency crews respond, but a widespread or devastating attack could require special actions. Veterans of emergency services provide information that communications center staff members need to help prepare for, respond to, and recover from a terrorist event. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2901401871313
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
05/09/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320

Table of Contents


Introduction. National and International Terrorism. The Basic Concepts of Emergency Management. Event Planning and Management. Training. Facility Security. Radio Interoperability. Computer Security. Personnel Needs. Joint Information Center/Media. Wrapping it Up for Your Communications Center. Appendix A: Public Safety Precautions/Actions. Appendix B: Anthrax Threat Advisory. Appendix C: Indicators of Possible Agent Usage. Appendix D: Complete Agent Description. Appendix E: Internet Resources for Terrorism/Disaster Planning. Appendix F: Orange County Fire Rescue Emergency Communications Center Standard Operating Procedure. Appendix G: Overview of Community Actions. Appendix H: The Critical Infrastructure Protection Process Job Aid, Edition 1: May 2002. Glossary. Index

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