Homeland Security: Principles And Practice Of Terrorism Response

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Overview

Homeland Security: Principles and Practice of Terrorism Response is the definitive resource on all aspects of homeland security, including incident management, threat assessment, planning for and response to terrorism and other forms of violence, the federal response plan, and weapons of mass effect. Ideal as a textbook for college-level homeland security courses or as a training text for first responders and government officials, Homeland Security: Principles and Practices of Terrorism Response explains key concepts of national security and applies them to real-world operations.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780763757854
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Publication date: 2/16/2010
  • Edition description: 1E
  • Pages: 230
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Terrorism - Meeting the Challenge 1

Ch. 2 National Incident Management System 19

Ch. 3 National Response Framework 35

Ch. 4 Critical Infrastructure Protection, Emergency Response, and Management 47

Ch. 5 Planning for Terrorism 59

Ch. 6 Terrorism Response Procedures 71

Ch. 7 Operations Security, Site Security, and Terrorism Incident Response 85

Ch. 8 Weapons of Mass Effect - Chemical Terrorism and Warfare Agents 105

Ch. 9 Weapons of Mass Effect - Biological Terrorism 123

Ch. 10 Weapons of Mass Effect - Radiation 151

Ch. 11 Weapons of Mass Effect - Explosives 161

Ch. 12 Mass Casualty Decontamination 171

Ch. 13 Personal Protective Equipment 183

Ch. 14 Crime Scene Operations 193

References 203

Glossary 209

Index 215

Photo Credits 227

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