Weapons of Mass Destruction - Executive Level Training to be Piloted in Sept. and Oct., 2003

Under a grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Office for Domestic Preparedness, and in collaboration with the School of Criminal Justice at Michigan State University, the IACP develops the curriculum on Weapons of Mass Destruction that will be piloted in September and October of this year as follows: Seattle, WA, September 17 – 18, 2003 Albany, NY, October 1 - 2, 2003 Martinsville, VA, September 23 – 24, 2003 El Paso, TX, October 8 - 9, 2003 This tuition-free training is open to registrants whose agency is located within 250 miles from the training site. Chiefs of police, public safety directors, and/or executive level law enforcement personnel in command staff positions, or who may be called upon to be incident commanders during a Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) incident or in planning a response to a WMD incident are invited to attend. “Leading from the Front: Weapons of Mass Destruction Awareness for the Law Enforcement Executive” two-day training encourages law enforcement executives to engage in forward thinking relative to preparation for and response to a WMD incident. The course material will enhance the knowledge of law enforcement executives to detect and deter acts of terrorism, respond and mitigate the consequences of a WMD attack, and help determine tools, resources and support systems in the community for planning and responding to WMD incidents and other disasters. Travel and hotel expenses are the responsibility of attendees. No meals are provided. Recommended hotels are listed on each individual workshop announcement (see links below). Complete workshop agenda and participant materials will be available at the registration table on site. Registration table opens at 8:00 a.m. Workshop begins promptly at 8:30 a.m. and concludes at 5:00 p.m. each day. Please make travel plans accordingly. Certificates of attendance will be issued to those participants completing both days of training. To register for the training: · On-line, please click here · Via fax 703/684-5728, Attn: Irene Romashkan · Via e-mail: romashka@theiacp.org If you have any questions about this program or upcoming workshops please contact program personnel: James Clifford, Program Manager - Ph: (703) 836-6767, ext. 803, e-mail: clifford@theiacp.org Irene Romashkan, Program Coordinator - Ph: (703) 836-6767, ext. 810, e-mail: romashka@theiacp.org