United States News: The U.S. Attorney’s Office Announces the Upcoming DHS Bombing Prevention Awareness Course, Dec. 5th and 6th in St. Thomas
United States – U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced today the upcoming Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Bombing Prevention Awareness Course (BPAC) that will be offered on both Dec. 5th and 6th at the VITEMA offices on St. Thomas. Both courses run from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30p.m. The BPAC provides participants with training regarding general bombing prevention measures from improvised explosive device (IED) construction and classification through protective measures for potential bombing incidents.
The day-long course, taught by Explosive Specialists from The Transportation Security Administration, enhances the participants’ understanding of the IED threat and provides valuable information for law enforcement and first- responders regarding how to mitigate the impact of a bombing incident.