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Also called out for if they had been they should have

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also called out, for if they had been, they should have remove the suspicious package immediately to a safe location away from the terminal. It is there at a safe location that the K-9 unit could have been brought in to identify the package. Almost from the beginning, we can see that there is no clear area of command, and a proper command structure was not set in place, for although the TSA supervisor was notified, who also notified law-enforcement officials, there did not seem to be any synthesis of the various responding units in securing the area and ensuring that people were safe but also detained, and that the possible bomb was not moved to a safe location. Fortney (2015) describes the importance of drills to ensure all first responders are aware of the most optimal procedures to undertake during a specific scenario, and this incident did not seem like the involved parties had drilled for this at all.
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NIMS or Incident Command System Protocols 5 References Fema.gov. (2017). National Incident Management System | FEMA.gov. [online] Available at: FEMA-NIMS. (2017). NIMS-Core. [online] Available at: Fortney, J. (2015). Aircraft rescue and firefighting (6th ed.). Stillwater, OK: International Fire Service Training Association. Griffith, D., Moore, A., Bender, G., Ayodhiramanujan, K., Sayadi, N., Smith, J., ... & Williams, K. (2014). Airport Terminal Incident Response Planning p.04-15. Ortmeier, P. J. (2017). Introduction to Security. (1st ed.) Pearson. New York, NY. p.27-30.
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