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NCJ Number: 155769 Find in a Library
Title: Basic Course Instructor Unit Guide 41: Hazardous Materials
Corporate Author: Cmssn on Peace Officer Standards and Training
Information Services Bureau
United States of America
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 39
Sponsoring Agency: Cmssn on Peace Officer Standards and Training
Sacramento, CA 95816
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
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United States of America

Cmssn on Peace Officer Standards and Training
Information Services Bureau
1601 Alhambra Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95816
United States of America

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United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Curriculum
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Intended for use in training California law enforcement personnel, this document presents an outline for California law enforcement trainers and criminal justice educators who are delivering performance-based law-enforcement training on the procedures police personnel should use in an incident involving hazardous materials.
Abstract: The curriculum aims to provide students who are likely to be first responder with an improved capability of responding safely and competently to hazardous materials events within the typical resource and capability limitations. The curriculum defines hazardous materials and hazardous materials incidents, the responsibilities of a police officer at a hazardous materials incident, considerations regarding the assumption of initial command at the scene of a possible hazardous materials incident, and the awareness and operations levels of first responders. Additional sections focus on the considerations involved in responding to hazardous materials incidents; the legal aspects of hazardous materials; the dangers of hazardous materials; safety, isolation, and notification; recognition and identification of hazardous materials; and the preliminary investigation of hazardous materials incidents and environmental crimes. Appended list of selected California environmental criminal laws, list of acronyms, and 5 references
Main Term(s): Police education
Index Term(s): California; Hazardous substances or materials; Occupational safety and health; Police emergency planning; Police emergency procedures
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