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Homemade Explosives: Awareness, Recognition, and Response - New Mexico Tech

Event Date: 
Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Location: 
Nebraska Task Force One 901 West Bond St. / Suite #140 Lincoln, NE 68521
Contact/Registrar: 
Alyssa Sanders Office Phone: (402) 471-7176 Email: alyssa.sanders@nebraska.gov
Details: 

 

Homemade Explosives: Awareness, Recognition,
and Response (HME) was developed by the New
Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (New
Mexico Tech) and provides first responders with
the knowledge, skills, and abilities to effectively
prevent, interdict, and respond to an imminent
threat caused by HME laboratories and producers.
The course will focus on the various components
and manufacturing processes of homemade
explosives, response considerations when
encountering homemade explosives, enhancing
community situational awareness, and ensuring
appropriate personal protection.
Topics covered include but are not limited to:
 Basic explosive physical/chemical
properties and hazards
 Variables that influence explosive effects
 HME precursors
 Indicators of HME/IED manufacturing
 Distinguishing between a HME lab and a
clandestine drug lab
 HME scene safety and security
 Case studies of recent HME incidents
 Community awareness and education

Recommended Audience
 Emergency management
 Emergency medical services
 Fire service
 Law enforcement

For questions, please contact:
Name: Alyssa Sanders
Office Phone: (402) 471-7176
Email: alyssa.sanders@nebraska.gov

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