WIDE AREA SEARCH (PER-213)
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 8:00 AM - Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 4:30 PM (CDT)
Iowa City, IA
The Wide Area Search course is grant-funded by the Department of Homeland Security. The course is provided on-site for eligible jurisdictions throughout the United States. The course is applicable to jurisdictions that would need to conduct wide area searches due to a natural disaster or terrorist incident. Participants will learn practical search methods and skills in order to perform systematic searches over a large affected area. The course conculdes with a table top exercise that requires participants to utilize the previous two days of instruction. The curriculum of this course is based on lessons learned from search operations in support of the Space Shuttle Columbia recovery, Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, Dolly, Ike and other wide area search incidents.