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Criminal Justice Training Video DVDs


Training for Law Enforcement Response to Hazmat/WMD Events.


The Criminal Justice training package provides helpful resources for those in law enforcement education and training. The programs in this package address timely topics for law enforcement and the unique issues facing them today. Technical committees members for each program are custom selected and include world-class authorities in their field.

This package includes seven DVDs, two Instructor Guides and four resource CD-ROMs. Produced by Emergency Film Group. Run time: 261 minutes.

Titles included:

Detecting Weapons of Mass Destruction DVD

Runtime: 29 minutes

Trains special operation units to understand and respond to all WMDs.

Detecting Weapons of Mass Destruction DVD training video is for special operations units such as hazmat teams, bomb squads, tactical units, National Guard troops, and other emergency responders who may be called upon to carry out monitoring and sampling activities at a suspected WMD incident in order to help identify the weapons used. It focuses on equipment used as part of initial emergency response operations.

Topics covered include:

  • Dosimeters
  • Radiation pagers
  • Contamination survey instruments
  • Spectrometry
  • M8/M9 paper
  • High speed chromotography
  • Hazmat Smart Strips
  • Infrared technology
  • Biological sampling kits
  • many more!
  • The complexities of detecting for weapons of mass destruction
  • Detection priorities
  • Technologies used to monitor for radiation, explosives, chemical weapons and biological weapons
  • The advantages and limitations of each type of technology is discussed
  • How to avoid false positives
  • How to document findings

Instructor’s Guide included.

Hazmat/WMD Awareness DVD

Runtime: 25 min.

This DVD trains personnel in Awareness competencies, as defined by OSHA & NFPA

Hazmat/WMD Awareness DVD provides OSHA Awareness training for personnel who might be first on the scene of an emergency involving hazardous materials or terrorism.

This safety video demonstrates recognizing the presence of hazardous materials, self-protection, calling for support from trained personnel and securing the area. It addresses the latest NFPA 472 requirements for Awareness personnel.

Hazmat/WMD Awareness is designed for police officers, firefighters, security, highway workers, EMS, industrial personnel and others who could be the first on the scene of an emergency involving hazardous materials or terrorism.
Topics covered include:
  • How hazardous materials can harm people and the environment
  • Label and placarding systems
  • Using the Emergency Response Guidebook, MSDS and other hazard identification systems
  • The four categories of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) and the associated risks
  • Addresses both fixed facility and transportation incidents
The included Leader’s Guide outlines a 4-hour (or longer) training seminar, including pre- and post-seminar tests, ideas for activities, a copy of the script and reference materials.

Hazmat/WMD Self-Protection for Law Enforcement DVD

Runtime: 29 minutes

Learn how police officers select and use appropriate personal protective equipment for the hazards to be encountered.

Hazmat/WMD Self-Protection for Law Enforcement DVD training video studies law enforcement’s use of personal protective clothing and personal protective equipment, including respiratory protection and chemical protective clothing. The package includes a DVD plus separate Instructor’s CD-Rom.
Topics covered include:
  • Why protective equipment is necessary
  • Features and limitations of different types of respiratory protection
  • Respiratory protection used for WMD incidents
  • EPA levels of protective ensembles
  • Standards for chemical protective clothing
  • Donning and doffing PPE
  • Inspecting and storing PPE
  • Medical considerations when using PPE
  • Avoiding heat stress
Package includes DVD plus CD-ROM with Instructor’s Resources: 4 PowerPoint presentations, Post Seminar quiz and pertinent documents in .pdf format.

Protective Actions: Evacuation/Shelter In Place DVD

Runtime: 29 minutes

This protective actions training video teaches organizations how to organize and carry out an emergency evacuation plan.

Protective Actions: Evacuation/Shelter in Place DVD-based video training program is for emergency response personnel: incident commanders, police officers, emergency management personnel, National Guard troops, hazmat teams, firefighters, security personnel, dispatchers, emergency operations center personnel and others who might be involved in ordering or carrying out protective actions.

Topics covered include:

  • Issues to consider when deciding whether to implement protective actions
  • Deciding between evacuation and shelter in place
  • Steps to take for both procedures
  • Covers both incidents that are anticipated and those that come with no warning
  • Covers both pre-emergency and post-emergency evacuations
  • Determining the evacuation area
  • Alerting the public
  • Determining evacuation routes and methods
  • Re-entry of evacuees
  • Precautions to be taken to keep people safe indoors
  • Covers sheltering in residences, commercial buildings, schools, hospitals, and vehicles
  • Termination procedures

Includes a CD-ROM with PowerPoint presentation to assist the Instructor.

Response to Illicit Drug Labs DVD

Runtime: 35 minutes

Be prepared to encounter dangerous illegal drug labs!

Response to Illicit Drug Labs DVD is response video training for emergency personnel who may encounter a clandestine drug lab during routine calls or who may be involved in taking down a lab. An ideal resource for law enforcement, hazmat teams, EMS and other emergency personnel.

Topics covered include:

  • Where illicit drug labs are found
  • Clues to the presence of a drug lab
  • Physical and hazard properties of methamphetamine
  • The three potential conditions of an illegal lab
  • How meth is processed and manufactured
  • How to organize a drug lab raid
  • Handling the criminal aspects of a drug lab
  • Clean-up issues

Special bonus segment DVD Hazmat for Meth Labs. Examines processes used in the manufacture of meth, also the
hazard properties of chemicals often found at meth labs. Running time: 8 minutes.

Also includes CD-ROM with PowerPoint presentation that can be customized by the instructor for use during a training seminar.

Running time for the two programs totals 35 minutes.

Suicide Bomber DVD

Runtime: 30 minutes

Suicide bomber preparedness training for police officers and other emergency personnel

Suicide Bomber DVD training video provides important training and information for bomb squads, police, firefighters, EMS, security and military personnel who may respond to an attempted or actual suicide bombing. Instructs emergency personnel on how to plan for, prevent, recognize and respond to suicide terrorism.

Topics covered include:

  • Trends in suicide terrorism
  • Intelligence gathering and cooperation
  • How terrorists plan an attack
  • Improving security measures
  • Clues to the presence of a human or vehicle bomb
  • Covers both pre- and post-detonation responses
  • Taking the warning call
  • Mobilizing local & federal agencies
  • Evacuation
  • Identifying WMD agents
  • Checking for secondary devices
  • Use of deadly force
  • Search, rescue and triage.

Includes Resource CD-ROM.

Terrorism: Roll Call Edition DVD

Runtime: 54 minutes

Watch one segment at a time for an overview of WMD response issues.

Terrorism: Roll Call Edition DVD for police training has ten short segments on one DVD.

The programming is formatted to suit organizations with limited training time. Ideal for daily roll calls.

Segment topics include:Terrorist Weapons

  • Preparing for a Terrorist Attack
  • Hardening the Site
  • Incident Command System
  • Types of Chemical Weapons
  • Types of Biological Weapons
  • Types of Radiological Weapons
  • Response to Suicide Bombers
  • Anthrax
  • Decontamination & Protective Clothing



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