“DHS and the U.S. Secret Service are closely coordinating with the FBI on the active investigation and are working with state and local law enforcement to provide updates on the evolving situation. The Department has heightened the security posture at federal facilities around the country and is actively communicating with our National Network of Fusion Centers. I condemn these cowardly acts in the strongest possible terms. Americans will not tolerate these types of threats, and we will not be intimidated."
This is a printer-friendly fact sheet for the Bomb Threat Management Planning Course (MGT-451).
Blast resistant trash receptacles are designed to diffuse the force of an explosion by directing a blast upwards, thereby protecting bystanders from the fragmentation that results when an explosive device is detonated in an ordinary trash can. Included reports: highlight, market survey report, technote, summary, and test results.
Bomb threats or suspicious items are rare, but should always be taken seriously. How quickly and safely you react to a bomb threat could save lives, including your own. What should you do?
This is the Department of Homeland Security Bomb Threat Checklist.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) developed the First Responder Support Tools (FiRST) bomb response application (app)—a simple yet powerful bomb response tool that provides map-based information directly to responders on their laptop computers and smartphones.