Incident Response to Terrorist Bombings (06 MAR PM Class)


This event qualifies for .4 CEUs

Incident Response to Terrorist Bombings

The Eugene Police Department, Eugene Springfield Fire, and Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) invite you to attend a FREE training opportunity.


Continuing Education Units: 0.4


The course provides participants with an understanding of the terrorist threat information on recognition and capabilities of energetic materials (explosives and incendiaries) that could be used in a terrorist attack, and appropriate response protocols.


Date: March 6, 2020

Time: 12:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Location: Eugene Police Fire Training Center

1705 W. 2nd Ave Eugene, OR 97402


The Incident Response to Terrorist Bombings (IRTB) course provides first responders with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely respond to terrorist incidents involving explosives. The IRTB course focuses on first responder health and safety by addressing personal protection issues that arise when responding to terror incidents involving commercial and homemade explosive. Additionally, the course includes information on the recognition of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs); terrorist organizations, both foreign and domestic; and lessons learned from past terrorist incidents. This information better prepares first responders to safely recognize and respond to terrorist bombing threats.


Target Audience

  • Emergency Management
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Fire Service
  • Law Enforcement


Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize the history and current threat of terrorist bombings to the United States and its communities by domestic and international terrorist groups.
  • Identify explosive physical blast effects and hazard mitigation techniques for personal protection.
  • Identify Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and their components.
  • Identify tactics and techniques used by terrorists to conduct attacks using explosives.
  • Identify personal protection considerations for a safe response to a pre-blast and post-blast bombing incident.
  • Identify response priorities and procedures during a post-blast incident for the initial incident response.


Special thanks and appreciation to Eugene Police Department and Eugene Springfield Fire for hosting this important training opportunity. This training is sponsored by Eugene Springfield Fire, the New Mexico Tech – Energetic Materials Research and Testing Center with funding provided by the United States Department of Homeland Security.


The Incident Response to Terrorist Bombings (IRTB) course was developed with support and cooperation from the Department of Homeland Security, National Bomb Squad Commanders Advisory Board, and New Mexico Tech.


Questions: Protective Security Advisor – Chass Jones, (503) 507-8822

Expected Number of Attendees


Relevant Government Agencies

Air Force, Army, Navy & Marine Corps, DOD & Military, Dept of Homeland Security, Dept of Justice, Dept of State, Dept of Veterans Affairs, USPS, Other Federal Agencies, County Government, City Government, FEMA, Coast Guard, National Guard Association, State & Local Government

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Fri, Mar 6, 2020, 12:30pm - 4:30pm

Complimentary:    $ 0.00

Eugene Police Fire Training Center
1705 W. 2nd Ave
Eugene, OR 97402
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