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officer devoted to procuring money related intends to help hardware buys for the ARFF unit, or a budgetary or planning officer. (Griffith et al., 2014) Upon considering all these units of the NIMS, we can then turn our attention to the AVSEC emergency scenario, and how this relates to the article chosen from the resource list, which summaries what could have been done contrarily when following the FEMA guidelines. In this scenario, a suspicious briefcase is discovered during a TSA checkpoint, which resulted in the immediate activation of airport security procedures, which included evacuating 6,000 people from the terminal and notifying airport enforcement. However, due to several missed steps in the process, the perpetrator got away while activating the device remotely, causing severe damage to the terminal and injury to those who were still nearby. Although airport personnel did the right thing in evacuating people as quickly as possible, it was not enough to detain the potential suspect, for nobody knew for sure who had left the briefcase on the conveyor belt. Ideally, when evacuating the area, the people in the most immediate area to the suspicious package should probably have been shuttled aside to a secure a holding area overseen by airport law enforcement until a positive identification of the owner of the brief case could be made, as Ortmeier (2017) outlines in his book on airport security. A K-9 unit was dispatched to the scene which positively
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NIMS or Incident Command System Protocols 4 identified an improvised explosive device, but it is unclear as to whether or not a bomb unit was
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  • Summer '18
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  • Incident Command System, National Incident Management System, National Incident Management, Incident Command, Incident Command System Protocols

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