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Suspicious Activity Recognition for Bombing Prevention, Web-Based Delivery

1 Contact Hours


The purpose of this course is to raise the awareness of public safety and security professionals related to suspicious activities that accompany the planning of a bombing attack.

This course provides participants with the knowledge and skills to identify suspicious activity for bombing prevention related to a facility/system or a planned or unplanned event. The course includes an introduction to the BOMBER acronym and an overview of baseline behaviors, operational indicators, materials acquisition and storage, bomb-making activities, elicitation, and reporting mechanisms.

Target Audience

The primary audience consists of FSLTT public safety and security professionals and secondarily of others who have a responsibility for risk management and safety planning in communities and facilities.

Prerequisites and Requirements

Course registration requires a FEMA SID. To complete the one-time registration process for a FEMA SID, please visit:

Continuing Education Credits

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)/Office for Bombing Prevention (OBP) is authorized by IACET (International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training) to award Contact Hours/CEUs for this activity. 

  • International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) – 1.0 Contact Hour, 0.1 CEUs