Bomb Threats, Terrorism and More: A View from a First Responder [F-17-9]
|Location:||Potsdam Civic Center: Community Meeting Room|
|Classes:||1 Session 2.0 hours|
|Dates:||Mon 1:00 AM 09/18|
|Status:||Course Update: At the presenter's request, the "Bomb Threats, Terrorism and More..." class has been rescheduled for September 18, 1:00-3:00 at the Potsdam Civic Center: Community Meeting Room.
Explore subjects including explosive awareness, terrorism, and other current threats. Learn about clandestine meth labs and their impact on local communities. Also learn how specialized units respond to major events, such as 9/11. The presenter was a first responder at Ground Zero during 9/11, and assigned to NYC the following year.
Robert Parcell is a graduate of Canton Central School, Clarkson University, and the NYS Police Academy. He is a certified FBI bomb technician, a hazmat (hazardous materials) technician, a DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency) certified clandestine lab technician, a 15-year member of the K9 unit, and a member of CCSERT (Contaminated Crime Scene Emergency Response Team). He is a subject matter expert in explosives, and chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear threats. He is also a robot operator, trained to respond to high level threats associated with the above subjects.
NOTE: This session will be kept open to the audience for Q and A, and discussion of the subjects presented.