Weapons-of-mass-destruction-study-guide

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El Camino Community College District **We aren't endorsed by this school
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POLI 2701
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Communications
Date
Nov 8, 2023
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Weapons of Mass Destruction www.ValleyGuardOnline.com
Table of Contents Introduction ............................................................................................................................................. 1 Questions to Think About .................................................................................................................. 1 Terrorist Acts Are Not Always Against People ................................................................................... 3 Why Would a Terrorist Target Your Workplace? .............................................................................. 4 What a Potential Terrorist Group Needs In Order To Carry Out an Attack ................................... 4 The Nature of Terrorism ........................................................................................................................ 7 Indicators of a Terrorist Plan ............................................................................................................. 7 Terrorist's Want to Choose a Date .................................................................................................... 8 What to Pay Attention to In Order to Stop Them? ........................................................................... 9 Moving a Weapon to the Target ........................................................................................................ 9 Imagine ............................................................................................................................................. 10 Types of Weapons of Mass Destruction ............................................................................................ 13 Biological ........................................................................................................................................... 14 Incendiary ......................................................................................................................................... 14 Nuclear .............................................................................................................................................. 14 Chemical ............................................................................................................................................ 14 Explosive ........................................................................................................................................... 15 Why Would a Terrorist Group Choose One Weapon Over Another? ......................................... 15 WMD Video Review ................................................................................................................................ 18 What You Could and Should Do ...................................................................................................... 19 Three Main Concepts in Protective Measures: .............................................................................. 20 Some Questions to Think About ......................................................................................................... 21
Weapons Of Mass Destruction 1 www.ValleyGuardOnline.com Notes: Introduction We all have a crucial role in our safety and security. This program will show you how you a security professional can be instrumental in preventing terrorist activity aimed at taking away our cherished freedoms and way of life. Questions to Think About 1. What are some likely locations in California that could be targets of terrorist activity? a. Sites where many people gather , e.g. sports stadiums or entertainment centers - Because the purpose of terrorist activity is to cause maximum damage to great numbers of people. b. Symbolic places such as Disneyland or the Golden Gate Bridge - Because the purpose of terrorist activity is to cause maximum damage to great numbers of people c. Places that are important for California's economy , such as the water and food supply, financial institutions, the ports, etc. - Because such actions would disrupt our daily lives greatly d. Government buildings - Because of their symbolic nature 2. How would you define terrorism? Two official definitions: a. U.S. Department of Justice: A violent act or an act dangerous to human life, in violation of the criminal laws of the United States or any segment to intimidate or coerce a government, the civilian population, or any segment thereof, in furtherance of political or social objectives. b. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI): The unlawful use of force or violence against persons or property to intimidate or coerce a government, the civilian population, or any segment thereof, in furtherance of political or social objectives.
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