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COVID-19 Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention Awareness (AWR-393-W)

COVID-19 Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention Awareness (AWR-393-W)

The purpose of this awareness-level course is to remind participants that the types of targeted violence and terrorism threats that law enforcement and public and private security must typically watch for have not ceased in the COVID-19 world.

LSU NCBRT/ACE Awarded $22 Million Dollar Grant From Department of Homeland Security

LSU NCBRT/ACE Awarded $22 Million Dollar Grant From Department of Homeland Security

The US Department of Homeland Security has granted $22 million to LSU’s National Center for Biomedical Research and Academy for Counter-Terrorism Education (LSU NCBRT/ACE).

LSU NCBRT/ACE to Lead National Domestic Preparedness Consortium

LSU NCBRT/ACE to Lead National Domestic Preparedness Consortium

Beginning in August, the LSU National Center for Biomedical Research and Training/Academy of Counter-Terrorist Education will assume leadership of the National Domestic Preparedness Consortium, one of the federal government’s largest emergency response training entities.

NCBRT/ACE Releases Video – Breaking the Chain: Preventing the Spread of Surface Contamination

NCBRT/ACE Releases Video – Breaking the Chain: Preventing the Spread of Surface Contamination

The LSU National Center for Biomedical Research and Training/Academy of Counter-Terrorist Education has released a new video entitled Breaking the Chain: Preventing the Spread of Surface Contamination. This six-minute video illustrates the potential for viral transmission via commonly touched surfaces and offers CDC-approved suggestions and techniques for how to minimize the threat during daily life.

Demobilization in a Pandemic

Demobilization in a Pandemic

LSU NCBRT/ACE created the Demobilization in a Pandemic webinar to help individuals understand demobilization plans and procedures for jurisdictions, agencies, and departments under federal guidance during a pandemic.

Breaking the Chain

Breaking the Chain

This short video demonstrates the ease and prevalence of potential contamination by following the chain of contamination through ordinary, daily activities. The video also provides concrete, CDC-approved techniques that can help curb the spread of germs and contagious particles.

Handling COVID-19 Exposed Evidence

Handling COVID-19 Exposed Evidence

These two videos will highlight the proper precautions to take when conducting a crime scene investigation where the scene and the evidence are contaminated by COVID-19.

First Responder PPE Guidelines

First Responder PPE Guidelines

This 11-minute video provides an overview of protective gear available to responders for outbreak response.

EOC Operations During Social Distancing

EOC Operations During Social Distancing

LSU NCBRT/ACE presents this week’s webinar which features protocol during social distancing for Emergency Operations Centers.

Alternate Care Sites

Alternate Care Sites

This LSU NCBRT/ACE webinar focuses on Alternate Care Sites during a pandemic. The presentation includes information on setting up alternative care sites and how alternative sites can relieve some of the burden on hospitals.