Training & Best Practices
homeland security training & best practices
Below, please find a collections of training videos and e-tools from the Secure Community Network’s Homeland Security & Preparedness Training Center. This content features training from SCN, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), and private sector partners.
fema online training
run, hide, fight: surviving an active shooter event
Following the July 21, 2012, mass casualty shooting in Aurora, Colorado, the City of Houston released an instructional video on what to do in case of a similar emergency. Funded by the Department of Homeland Security, the city hopes the video can help people prepare people for the worst. Entitled Run. Hide. Fight. Surviving an Active Shooter Event, it depicts a fictional shooting incident in a crowded office building.
procedures for handling suspicious letters
From DHS: The U.S. Department of Homeland Security produced the following video in conjunction with the national “If you See Something, Say Something” campaign to educate and empower citizens to recognize and report suspicious activities and behaviors.
understanding the threat: the rise of the lone wolf
In response to the Charleston church massacre, the Southern Poverty Law Center has produced a training video to help law enforcement officers combat “lone wolf” domestic terrorists.
8 signs of terrorism
From the Colorado Department of Homeland Security & Emergency Management: This video introduces the eight signs of terrorism. It is intended to provide information on the signs or indicators that may predict a possible terrorist attack.
dhs suspicious activity reporting
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security produced the following video in conjunction with the national “If you See Something, Say Something” campaign to educate and empower citizens to recognize and report suspicious activities and behaviors.