For this week’s discussion, we will be looking at local or national response protocols that were initiated during a critical incident, and you will choose your topic!
Search reputable local and national media for a man-made disaster to discuss.
Search for critical instances such as: hostage situations, mass shootings, multiple-vehicle or mass transit accidents with multiple critical injuries, and disease outbreaks.
In your initial post, describe the incident and address the following:
- Determine the incident type and explain your reasoning.
- What resources were deployed for this incident?
- What protocols were implemented successfully, and which were unsuccessful?
- Discuss way to improve the response to this type of incident in the future.
Support your answer with evidence. Please provide a working link to your story source.