Mason Partners with Government and National Organizations to Provide Homeland Security Training

Posted: January 27, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: January 26, 2010 at 4:57 pm

Mason’s Center for Justice Leadership and Management in the Administration of Justice Department has partnered with the National Domestic Preparedness Coalition to conduct a three-day training course for more than 70 emergency responders from around the Washington, D.C., region.

The training takes place Jan. 26-28 at the Fairfax County Criminal Justice Academy.

The training is federally funded as part of the Competitive Training Grants Program from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Participants will learn to understand and use information gathered in various threat situations.

Upon successful completion of the course, participants receive 2.4 continuing education units from Mason’s Office of Continuing Professional Education and a certificate of attendance from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the National Domestic Preparedness Coalition.

“The Operational Value of Threat Risk and Vulnerability Assessment training course is an example of homeland security researchers and homeland security professionals working together to provide emergency responders the tools they need to protect our citizens, our country’s critical infrastructure and key resources,” says Allan Turner, research professor of administration of justice and associate director of the Center for Justice Leadership and Management.

Mason’s Center for Justice Leadership and Management conducts research in the homeland security and justice administration fields, disseminates state-of-the-art knowledge and research findings to the public, professionals and policy makers and provides professional training and technical assistance to homeland security and justice organizations throughout the United States.

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