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Public Information in a Terrorism Incident

posted Oct 3, 2012, 11:53 AM by Andrew Chadick

January 29th & 30th.  This two day course examines the role of public information in managing a terrorism incident and provides practical training in crisis communication techniques.

In such an incident, it is imperative that community leaders, incident managers, and public information officers are prepared to communicate with the public through the news media. The course focuses on the role of public information in incident management, the information needs of the public in a crisis, and the various means of effectively communicating through the news media. Upon completion of the course, participants will understand the role of public information in a terrorism incident, and be prepared to plan and execute public information actions in the event of such an incident.

Target Audience: 
Agency partners that will have public information officer responsibilities during such an event.
Recommended Prerequisites: 
ICS-100, ICS-200, IS-700, and IS-800.  It is also recommended that participants take the IS-29 (PIO Awareness Training). Courses can be found here:

Due to Safety and Security, you must register for this event by January 15th, 2013 or you will not be permitted to enter.  

You must have a confirmation email of successful registration with you in order to attend.  

Please contact SAFE Washington with your name, agency name, and title when inquiring about this event.