Bomb Countermeasures
February 17-18, 2002 • Clearwater, Florida

This two-day seminar provides an in-depth study of explosive-related threats and various proactive and reactive strategies for managing the risk of terrorist bomb attacks.

Topics include:

Evolution of Explosives as a Weapon • Future Trends • Characteristics of Bomb Perpetrators • Types of Threat Devices • The Nature of Explosions • Common Explosives • Initiating Systems • Methods of Activation • Device Concealment • Risk Assessment • Types of Bomb-related Risk • Determining Vulnerabilities • Evaluating Risk • Objective Target Evaluation • Identifying Countermeasures • Applied Bomb Countermeasures • Characteristics of Courier Delivered Device Attacks • Unique Terrorist M.O. • Physical Security • Barriers • Intrusion Detection Systems • Surveillance Cameras • Limited Concealment Methods • Security Patrols • Access Control • Planning Considerations • Entry Points and Screening Stations • Employee Screening • Visitor Control • Behavioral Observation • Technical Screening • Hand Searching • Active Threat Awareness • Bomb Threats • Malevolent Bomb Threat Strategies • Pre-Planning Considerations • Bomb Threat Response Planning • Evaluating Bomb Threats • Search and Evacuation Planning • Security Team Search o Suspect Object Response • Unique Dimensions of Mail Bomb Attacks • Establishing a Mail Screening Program • Organizational Applications • Executive Protection Applications • Threat Indicators • Technical Screening • Mail Bomb Response Procedures • Characteristics of Conventional Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) • Types of CWMD Attacks • Vehicle Bombs • Delivery Methods • Installation Devices • Proactive Countermeasures for CWMD • Protective Counterintelligence • Countersurveillance • Surveillance Indicators • Strategic Incident Prediction • Vehicle Access Control • Facility Perimeter Defense • Vehicle Entry Control • Parking Controls • Detecting Suspicious Vehicles • Suspicious Vehicle Response • Investigating Suspicious Vehicles • Alert Procedures • Evacuation Planning • Post-Evacuation Coordination • Blast Assessment • Blast Dynamics • Blast Mitigation • Standoff Distance • Surrounding Environment • Debris Hazards • Structural Support Issues • Facility Construction • Evacuation and Emergency Access • Special Complications • Staging Locations/Refuge Areas • Building Subsystems • Utilization • Protective Asset Positioning • Blast Suppression Systems • Projected Charge Attacks • Defense Against Projected Charges Weapons • Response to Localized Bombings • Post-Incident Recovery • Response to Conventional Weapon of Mass Destruction (CWMD) Attacks • Multi-Level Government Response • Site Response Planning

This seminar is a must-attend event for anyone involved in planning or implementing protection against terrorist threats.

Registration Time: 8:30 AM.

NOTE: All students who attend this class will receive a free copy of the Bomb Countermeasures for Security Professionals CD-ROM, v1.1 as part of the class handouts ($59.00 value).

Chemical and Biological Terrorism
February 19, 2002 • Clearwater, Florida

Few issues in security and law enforcement have aroused as much confusion as the subject of chemical and biological (CB) terrorism. In this intensive one-day seminar, internationally recognized terrorism expert Craig Gundry demystifies the threat of chemical and biological attacks and provides practical risk reduction solutions for security planners.

Topics include:

Initial Introduction • History of CB Terrorism • Why CB Terrorism? • Perpetrator Analysis • How difficult is CB Terrorism? • Security Planning Challenges • Terrorist vs Military Agents • Properties of Agents • Types of Agents • Nerve Agents • Blistering Agents • Choking Agents • Cyanogen Agents • Irritants • Psychoactive Agents • Living Biological Agents • Non-living Biological Agents • Methods of Dissemination • Properties of Agents • Dose Concepts • Vapor • Aerosols • Explosive Atomization • Spray • Thermal Aerosols • Dispersion • Insect/Animal Vectors • Contaminated Consumables • Contaminated Non-Consumables • Injection • Employment Scenarios • Facility Threats • On-Site Attacks: Point Source Contamination, Improvised Dispersal Device Attacks, Contamination of Deliveries • Off-Site Attacks: Point Source Contamination, Off-Site Aerosols, Improvised Projected Weapon Attacks • Off-Site Employee Attacks • Threats to VIPs • Protective Counterintelligence • Point Source Security/Reducing Contamination Opportunities • Access Control/Physical Security Issues • Facility Design Issues • Facility Response • Response Scenarios • Local Emergency Responder Roles • Pre-Release Response Protocols • Post-Release Protocols • Refuge Areas • Personal Protection • Decontamination • Post-Incident Clean-up

Don’t miss this opportunity. This seminar is one of the few commercially presented chemical and biological terrorism classes specifically designed for security professionals.

Registration Time: 8:30 AM.


Due to the sensitivity of the information presented in both seminars, attendence is limited to licensed security and law enforcement officers and individuals actively employed in a security management position.

S-2 Safety & Intelligence Institute reserves the right to deny attendence to either seminar at its discretion.


Both seminars will be held on site at the S-2 Safety & Intelligence Institute in Clearwater, Florida:

S-2 Safety & Intelligence Institute
1261 South Missouri Ave.
Clearwater, Florida, 33756
Tel. (813) 227-8585 / (727) 461-0066
Fax (727) 449-1269


Driving directions and information about lodging are located at the S-2 website.


Bomb Countermeasures (Feb 17-18, 2002)
Tuition: $250.00

Chemical and Biological Terrorism (Feb 19, 2002)
Tuition: $125.00

**Attend both seminars and save $50.00 ($325.00)

ATTN S-2 members, ASIS members, and active law enforcement officers: Attend both seminars and receive an additional $25.00 discount ($300.00 total).


To register, complete and submit the registration form with payment to:

S-2 Safety & Intelligence Institute
ATTN: Amy O'Rourke
1261 South Missouri Ave.
Clearwater, Florida, 33756

Registration may also be sent by fax to (727) 449-1269

Please register early. Class size is limited.

About the Instructor

Both seminars are presented by Craig Gundry, CPS, the new Vice President of Special Projects for Critical Intervention Services (CIS). Prior to joining CIS, Mr. Gundry was the President of Palladium Media Group, a company specializing in training and consulting on explosive, chemical and biological terrorism issues. Mr. Gundry is also the author of the acclaimed Bomb Countermeasures for Security Professionals CD-ROM and a new text book on bomb incident management. His background began as an instructor in demolitions and force protection in the United States Army and continued into the corporate security arena as a security consultant and trainer.

As an instructor, Mr. Gundry has been training security, police, and emergency responders in Weapon of Mass Destruction (WMD) issues for over 10 years. His previous students have included private security professionals, facility managers, military personnel, police officers and bomb technicians, and federal officials.

Mr. Gundry is a frequent consultant on terrorism-related topics for the news media and has provided expert commentary for 60 Minutes and all of Tampa Bay’s television news programs and newspapers. Mr. Gundry is affiliated with the International Association of Counterterrorism and Security Professionals, the International Association of Bomb Technicians and Investigators, the National Defense Industrial Association, and the World EOD Foundation. Mr. Gundry is also a member of the Board of Directors of the ESI Alumni Association and the ESI School Advisory Board.