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Security Officer's Terrorism Response Guide

By Paul M. Maniscalco, Hank T. Christen

68 pages
6"x 8.5"

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PI Magazine Bookstore is proud to offer investigators Security Officer's Terrorism Response Guide. Whether in a busy airport, a corporate high rise, or a suburban shopping mall, security officers are our critical first line of defense against terrorism.

The Security Officer's Terrorism Response Guide is designed with the special needs of the shopping center security officer in mind. The guide describes how identify potential terrorist targets and tactics and respond appropriately in the event of an attack. This handy reference provides crucial information on:
• The National Incident Management System
• The Homeland Security Advisory System
• Potential Terrorist Targets and Tactics
• Chemical Terrorism
• Biological Terrorism
• Nuclear-Radiological Terrorism
• Explosives
• Decontamination Techniques
• Crime Scene Awareness

Table of Contents:
1. The National Incident Management System
2. The Homeland Security Advisory System
3. Potential Terrorist Targets and Tactics
4. Chemical Terrorism
5. Biological Terrorism
6. Nuclear-Radiological Terrorism
7. Explosives
8. Decontamination Techniques
9. Crime Scene Awareness
Appendix A. Quick Reference Chemical Agents
Appendix B. Quick Reference Biologic Threats
Appendix C. Quick Reference Radiological Incident
Appendix D. Quick Reference Explosives

About the Authors:

Paul M. Maniscalco

Paul M. Maniscalco is an assistant professor at The George Washington University, a past president of the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT), chairman of the NAEMT National EMS Administrators Division, and a former Deputy Chief/Paramedic for the City of New York. Chief Maniscalco has over 30 years of public safety response, supervisory, and management experience. 

Chief Maniscalco has lectured extensively and has published widely in academic and professional journals on EMS, fire service, public safety, and national security issues.  He is an appointee to the President's Homeland Security Advisory Council—Senior Advisory Committee for Emergency Services, Law Enforcement, and Public Health and Hospitals. He is also a member of the Department of Defense, Defense Science Board (DSB), Transnational Threat Study and the Defense Science Board—Homeland Defense—Chemical Weapons Task Forces, a member of the DoD/DoJ Interagency Board (IAB), an advisor to the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency ECOMPASS project, a member of the board of advisors for the Oklahoma City Memorial Institute for the Prevention of Terrorism, and an appointee to the Centers for Strategic and International Studies' Homeland Security Task Force. Paul M. Maniscalco also holds an appointment to the United States Congressionally mandated National Panel to Assess Domestic Preparedness (Gilmore Commission) and to the Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government and U.S. Department of Justice—Executive Session on Domestic Preparedness. Paul M. Maniscalco earned his baccalaureate degree in public administration from the City University of New York and a master of public administration—foreign policy and national security—from the New York University Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. He is presently a doctoral degree candidate in business administration–organizational behavior, with a research focus on organizational responses to disasters and terrorism.

Hank T. Christen
Hank Christen, MPA, is director of Emergency Response Operations for Unconventional Concepts Inc. (Mary Esther, Florida, and Washington, D.C.). He is a consultant in the fields of emergency response and counterterrorism for Department of Defense agencies, federal response agencies, and local government public safety agencies. He has served as a Battalion Chief for the Atlanta Fire Department and as Director of Emergency Services for Okaloosa County, Florida. He served as Unit Commander for the Gulf Coast Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT), and has responded to 12 national level disasters, including the 2001 World Trade Center attack.  He is a contributing editor for Firehouse Magazine and has published over 30 articles in technical journals. He is the coauthor (with Deputy Chief Paul Maniscalco, FDNY-EMS) of The EMS Incident Management System (1998), Understanding Terrorism and Managing its Consequences (2002), and Terrorism Response—Field Guide for Law Enforcement (2002). He has been a frequent speaker at national conferences for the past 20 years. He was a member of the Department of Defense's Defense Science Board (Transnational Threats, 1997) and the U.S. Army's Interagency Board for Medical Logistics. He was a member of the Executive Session on Domestic Preparedness, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.  Mr. Christen is a graduate of the University of Florida, and has a master of public administration. He is currently enrolled in a doctoral program at the University of West Florida.

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