Homemade Explosives (HME) and Precursor Awareness for Public Safety (AWR-349)

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Description: The HME and Precursor Awareness course provides participants with a foundational understanding of HME and common precursor materials. Participants will define HME, explore the considerations involved in a decision by perpetrators to use HME as the explosive for an attack, and will learn to identify common precursor chemicals and materials used to make HME.
Course Length: This is a 60-minute self-paced training covering the following topics:

  • HME: an imminent danger
  • Why would someone use HME?
  • What should you look for?
  • What to do if you suspect the presence of HME?
  • What should I do if...?

Audience: This course is intended for audiences such as:

  • Critical infrastructure owners and operators
  • Public safety officers
  • Emergency managers
  • Security officers
  • Law enforcement officials
  • Private sector security professionals

Accreditation: 0.1 CEU towards IACET and 1 CEU towards POST if the student's state approves.
Recommended Prerequisites: None.
Website: Center for Domestic Preparedness Course Catalog
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Define HME
Identify common precursor chemicals
Materials used to make HME