The Resource Managing critical incidents and large-scale event security, Eloy Nuñez, Saint Leo University, Ernest G. Vendrell, Saint Leo University

Managing critical incidents and large-scale event security, Eloy Nuñez, Saint Leo University, Ernest G. Vendrell, Saint Leo University

Managing critical incidents and large-scale event security
Managing critical incidents and large-scale event security
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Eloy Nuñez, Saint Leo University, Ernest G. Vendrell, Saint Leo University
Nuñez and Vendrell aim to provide the most current and effective resources for managing special events and critical incidents. Their book relies heavily on case studies and after action reports that examine the lessons learned from a multitude of previous events and incidents. In addition, the text identifies and examines best practices and recommended approaches, providing the reader with a variety of checklists and planning tools
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.N87 2017eb
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Managing critical incidents and large-scale event security, Eloy Nuñez, Saint Leo University, Ernest G. Vendrell, Saint Leo University
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Preface; Authors; 1: Introduction to Critical Incident Management; The Complex Nature of Critical Incidents and Large-Scale Special Events; Managing Chaos, Uncertainty, and Complexity; Chaos; Uncertainty; Complexity; The Three-Dimensional Model of Critical Incident Management; The Incident Command System; The Three Spheres of Critical Incident Management; Before, During, and After; Incidents versus Events; Three Types of Incidents; Order, Predictability, and Simplicity; References; 2: Risk Analysis; Risk Mitigation
  • How Do We Determine Risk?How Do We Determine the Consequence Factor?; How Do We Determine the Probability Factor?; Threats, Hazards, and Vulnerability; Passive Vulnerability Assessments versus Active Red Team Assessments; Risk Analysis: Threat + Vulnerability {u00D7} Consequence; Mitigation Options; Cost-Benefit Analysis and Trade-Offs; Catastrophic Errors versus Nuisance Errors; References; 3: Planning and Organizing at the Operational Level; Operational Command for Spontaneous Incidents; Why Police Officers Don't Like the Incident Command System; Incident Command System: Does One Size Fit All?
  • SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats) AnalysisRisk Analysis; Cost-Benefit Analysis; Types of Strategies; Early Intervention Strategies; Strategic Planning: Before, During, and After; References; 6: Organizing and Planning Training Exercises; The Link between Planning and Training; The Importance of Training and Exercising; The Key Components of an Effective Emergency Operations Plan; Integrating the Emergency Operations Plan; The Importance of Top Leadership; Communicating the Emergency Operations Plan; Coordination and Collaboration with Various Stakeholders
  • Step 8: Assign Specific PersonnelStep 9: Conduct Training and Rehearsals; References; 4: Planning and Organizing for Tactical Response; Command or Control?; Specialists and Generalists; Mixed Teams; The Fundamentals of Tactical Response to Critical Incidents; Perimeters; Personal Protective Equipment; Decontamination Procedures; Tactical Response to Non-CBRN Incidents; References; 5: Strategic Planning-A Systems Approach; Strategy or Tactics?; A Systems Approach to Strategic Planning; Systems, Subsystems, and Meta Systems; Stakeholder Analysis
  • The Four Cornerstones of Critical Incident ManagementCommunications; Collaboration; Coordination; Command; The Stages of a Critical Incident Response; The Fundamental Principles for Planning Events; Murphy's Law and Contingency Planning; Nine Steps of Pre-Event Operations Planning; Step 1: Conduct a Threat Assessment; Step 2: Meet with Event Organizers and Stakeholders; Step 3: Conduct a Site Survey (Vulnerability Assessment); Step 4: Develop a Site Plan; Step 5: Develop a Crowd Control Plan; Step 6: Determine Necessary Resources; Step 7: Develop an Organizational Chart
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1 online resource (xiv, 314 pages):
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