Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this training, the student will be able to:

  • Define bombs and explosive devices.

  • List the components of a bomb.

  • Relate the details of the 2018 Austin bombings.

  • Discuss proper questions and instructions for callers reporting suspicious packages.

  • Relate proper questions and instructions for bomb calls.

  • List proper questions and instructions for bomb threat calls.

Course Content

  • 1

    Course Documentation

    • Online Course Acknowledgement

    • Expectations for Online Students

    • Learning Objectives

    • Audio/Videos

    • Bombs and Explosive Devices Worksheet

  • 2

    Introduction

    • Introduction

    • Video Transcript: Solved- Package Bomb

    • Solved- Package Bomb

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 3

    Bomb Components

    • Components

    • Video Transcript - See the Difference

    • See the Difference Between Pipe Bombs and Pressure Cooker Bombs

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 4

    2018 Austin Bombings

    • Austin Bombings

    • Video Transcript - Blast that kills Austin Bombing Suspect

    • Blast that killed Austin bombing suspect

    • Video Transcript - Search for Bombs Continues

    • Search for Bombs Continues

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 5

    Suspicious Packages

    • Suspicious Packages

    • Video Transcript - APD Suspicious Package Calls

    • APD Suspicious Package Calls

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 6

    Calls Reporting Bombs or Possible Bombs

    • Calls Reporting Bombs or Possible Bombs

    • Video Transcript - 911 Call Describes Suspicious Device

    • 9-1-1 Call Describes Suspicious Device

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 7

    Bomb Threats

    • Bomb Threats

    • Video Transcript - 911 Bomb Threat

    • 9-1-1 Call - Bomb Threat

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 8

    Bombs and Explosive Devices - DHS Resources

    • DHS Bomb Threat Checklist

    • DHS Bomb Threat Stand-Off Card

  • 9

    Conclusion

    • Conclusion

  • 10

    Final Exam

    • Final Exam

  • 11

    Course Evaluation

    • Course Evaluation