Response to Terrorism in Georgia

Course Hours: 24.0 Hours

Course Description

This course provides an overview of the ongoing threat of international and domestic terrorism, attack detection and prevention, and response tactics for potential and actual terrorism events. Topics include: international and domestic terrorism threats; motivations and objectives for terrorism; recognition and identification of military ordnance, energetic materials, devices and components; introduction to homemade explosives; suicide bombers; improvised explosive device awareness; threat and risk assessment and management of potential incidents of terrorism.


LAW ENFORCEMENT SENSITIVE. Due to the nature of the course, the following prerequisites must be met: (1) Students must be employed by a local, state, federal, or military public safety agency. (2) Non-law enforcement certified applicants with pending felony charges or convictions are prohibited from attendance. The course coordinator may require production of a criminal history record prior to attendance for non-LEO certified applicants.

Who Should Attend

Certified, state, federal, military law enforcement and other public safety personnel who meet the prerequisites.

Start Date End Date Location (Hover for more information) Time Course Number Status
10/28/2020 10/30/2020 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. LPAA20707 Register
02/16/2021 02/18/2021 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
08/11/2021 08/13/2021 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon