discussion 3963

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.