Sep 2021 Offering

This course has been completed.

Course
PER213 - Wide Area Search
Date & Times
Sep 17, 2021 from 6 PM - 10 PM; Sep 18, 2021 from 8 AM - 6 PM; Sep 19, 2021 from 8 AM - 6 PM
Description

The Wide Area Search course is designed to provide training for search responders to effectively conduct wide area searches due to natural disasters or man-made incidents.

This course introduces the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform wide area searches at a disaster incident site. The course uses the 2007 Greensburg, Kansas tornado as a case study to demonstrate the various teaching points. The course concludes with a culminating event table top exercise that requires participants to utilize all the skills introduced throughout the course.

Course Objectives:
-Plan for the response to an incident and evaluate capabilities and limitations of resources necessary to conduct a wide area search.
-Collect, process, evaluate, and utilize intelligence required to formulate strategies for wide area searches.
-Conduct operations to support an effective wide area search.
-Plan and conduct operations to support a wide area search.

Hours
24
Max Attendance
40 (14 Open Seats)
Region
G
Location
West Plains Civic Center
110 St. Louis
West Plains, MO 65775
POST Approved
Yes
POST Control #
15043
Technical Studies
24
Target Audiences
Law Enforcement, Emergency Management, Fire, Volunteer Organizations, and Emergency Management Director
Availability
Open To The Public
Prerequisites
None Set