Counter-Terrorism for Emergency Responders, Third Edition

Robert A. Burke

November 1, 2017 by CRC Press
Reference - 1094 Pages - 32 Color & 403 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781498751957 - CAT# K27280

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Explains the idea of a close relationship between hazardous materials and terrorism

Covers in detail terrorist agents and devices

Chronicles terrorist events over the past 25 years

Identifies terrorists that were captured and results of trials

Expanded tactical consideration for terrorist response


Using the authors many years of experience in emergency services and his skills as a hazardous materials consultant, prepares the first responder to handle everything from re-establishing control and on-scene triage to investigating the crime. Including information on pre-incident and avoidance tactics, the author also discusses monitoring and detection techniques, protective equipment and decontamination, and an extensive list of resource organizations and training opportunities. This up-to-date 3rd edition is written to provide concise information for emergency responders who might be called upon to confront explosive, chemical, nuclear, biological, or incendiary acts of terrorism.


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