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Seaport Security for Security Officers Course Outline

Seaport Security for Security Officers Course Outline

 

 

SO Required

 

 

 

New #

Compliance with 33 CFR 105.210

Old #

 

 

 

SO 1-R

Lesson 1-R: Current Security Threats and Patterns

SO 16.1

 

1-R     When working in the port environment, demonstrate knowledge of current security threats and

patterns.

 

 

1.1     Identify why knowledge of current security threats and patterns is important to port

security.

 

 

1.2     State the mission of port security.

 

 

1.3     Describe the three categories of security threats that lead to crisis events.

 

 

1.4     Identify events related to categories of security threats to include Transportation Security

Incidents (TSI) and breaches of security and how to report them.

 

 

1.5     Describe the role of situation awareness in preventing and mitigating security incidents.

 

 

1.6     Summarize current port security threats and patterns to include, piracy and armed attacks,

terrorism, smuggling, stowaways, cargo theft, collateral damage, and internal conspiracy.

 

 

 

 

SO 2-R

Lesson 2-R: Dangerous Substances and Devices

SO 16.2

 

2-R     When working in the port environment, recognize and detect dangerous substances and devices.

 

 

2.1     Identify characteristics and components of IEDs.

 

 

2.2     Describe three methods of delivering IED.

 

 

2.3     Recognize and detect indicators of package type, VBIED, and suicide bomb IEDs.

 

 

2.4     Identify characteristics of CBRNE.

 

 

2.5     Recognize pre-incident indicators of WMD and HazMat.

 

 

2.6     Identify types of hazardous materials and certain dangerous cargo (CDC).

 

 

2.7     Identify protective measures of time, distance, and shielding for WMD and HazMat

incidents.

 

 

2.8     Identify reporting procedures for IED, WMD, HazMat, and other dangerous substances and

devices.

 

 

 

 

SO 3-R

Lesson 3-R: Characteristics and Behavioral Patterns of Persons Likely to Threaten Security

SO 16.3

 

3-R     When working in the port environment, recognize characteristics and behavioral patterns of

persons likely to threaten security.

 

 

3.1     Discuss the definitions, history, and threat of terrorism.

 

 

3.2     Compare and contrast domestic and international terrorism.

 

 

3.3     Recognize stages of the terrorist planning cycle and the seven signs of terrorism.

 

 

3.4     Summarize various types of weapons, dangerous substances and devices, the damage they can cause, and their appearance.

 

 

3.5     Recognize indicators of and reasons for surveillance.

 

 

3.6     Recognize, respond to, and report elicitation.

 

 

3.7     Identify suspicious people, behaviors, and activities.

 

 

 

 

SO 4-R

Lesson 4-R: Techniques Used to Circumvent Security Measures

SO 16.4

 

4-R     When working in the port environment, demonstrate knowledge of current techniques used to

circumvent security measures.

 

 

4.1     Identify areas of critical concern in a port.

 

 

4.2     Make observations and provide descriptions of people and vehicles.

 

 

4.3     Recognize techniques used to circumvent security measures.

 

 

4.4     Identify operational deterrents to surveillance/hardening.

 

 

4.5     Evaluate and report indicators of surveillance and suspicious activities


 

4.6      Identify Federal regulations and local protocol for reporting surveillance and suspicious

activities.

 

 

 

 

SO 5-R

Lesson 5-R: Crowd Management and Control Techniques

SO 16.5

 

5-R     When working in the port environment, implement crowd management and control

techniques.

 

 

5.1     Classify the different types of crowds.

 

 

5.2     Identify the characteristics of each crowd type.

 

 

5.3     Demonstrate the importance of keeping order.

 

 

5.4     Identify crowd control techniques for reducing and avoiding panic in emergency situations.

 

 

5.5     Identify effective communication techniques with a crowd during an emergency.

 

 

5.6     Describe techniques used to appropriately evacuate a crowd.

 

 

 

 

SO 6-R

Lesson 6-R: Security-Related Communications

SO 16.6

 

6-R     When working in the port environment, demonstrate knowledge and procedures of security

related communications.

 

 

6.1     Identify security sensitive information.

 

 

6.2     Describe the importance of secure marking, handling, disclosure, and disposing of Sensitive

Security Information (SSI) and confidentiality.

 

 

6.3     Describe the different methods of disseminating SSI securely.

 

 

6.4     Describe the use of information technology and communications systems in port facility

operations and in maintaining security.

 

 

6.5     Describe effective communication skills in radio communication.

 

 

 

 

SO 7-R

Lesson 7-R: Knowledge of Emergency Procedures and Contingency Plans

SO 16.7

 

7-R     When working in the port environment, implement emergency procedures and contingency

plans.

 

 

7.1     Describe the impact of a crisis/emergency.

 

 

7.2     Identify the role of NIMS and ICS in crisis management.

 

 

7.3     Describe a structured response to crises/emergencies.

 

 

7.4     Describe the components of effective crisis management.

 

 

7.5     List preparedness guidelines for crises/emergencies.

 

 

7.6     Describe best practices in crisis management.

 

 

7.7     Describe how drills are used to enhance crisis management.

 

 

7.8     List emergency and crisis response procedures.

 

 

 

 

SO 8-R

Lesson 8-R: Operation of Security Equipment and Systems

SO 16.8

 

8-R     When working in the port environment, implement emergency procedures and contingency

plans.

 

 

8.1     Identify the major infrastructure and systems found on a port.

 

 

8.2     Identify the types of security infrastructure and systems used on a port.

 

 

8.3     Identify security equipment used on a port.

 

 

 

 

SO 9-R

Lesson 9-R: Testing, Calibration, and Maintenance of Security Equipment and Systems

SO 16.9

 

9-R     When working in the port environment, perform testing, calibration, and maintenance of security equipment and systems.

 

 

9.1     Inspect and test security equipment and systems.

 

 

9.2     Calibrate security equipment and systems.

 

 

9.3     Maintain security equipment and systems in accordance with the FSP.

 

 

9.4     Report deficiencies as stipulated in the FSP.

 

 

 

 

SO 10-R

Lesson 10-R: Inspection, Control, and Monitoring Techniques

SO 16.10

 

10-R  When working in the port environment, implement inspection, control, and monitoring

techniques.

 

 

10.1   Define the mission of security personnel in regard to port security threats.

 

 

10.2   Define the three MARSEC Levels.

 


 

10.3   List physical security best practices used at facilities for access control.

 

 

10.4   Identify and validate TWIC and non-TWIC holder IDs at access gates and their

documentation for entry.

 

 

10.5   Apply the "Feel, Look, Ask and Give" (FLAG) strategies in checking ID.

 

 

10.6   Identify signs of counterfeit, forged, and altered credentials.

 

 

10.7   Identify general checks and three basic steps for inspecting vehicles.

 

 

10.8   Identify monitoring techniques for restricted areas.

 

 

10.9   Describe inspection methods for vessel stores, bunkers and empty containers.

 

 

10.10 List five best practices for protecting cargo and containers.

 

 

 

 

SO 11-R

Lesson 11-R: Relevant Provisions of the Facility Security Plan

SO 16.11

 

11-R  When working in the port environment, implement relevant provisions of the Facility Security

Plan.

 

 

11.1   State the purpose of the Facility Security Plan (FSP).

 

 

11.2   State responsibilities of the owner or operator specified in 33CFR105.200.

 

 

11.3   State security responsibilities required of the FSO as specified in 33CFR105.205.

 

 

11.4   List knowledge required of facility personnel with security duties specified in 33CFR105.210.

 

 

11.5   State knowledge required of all other facility personnel specified in 33CFR105.215.

 

 

11.6   Note authorized uniformed personnel who may be seen working on a port facility and why

they are there.

 

 

11.7   Identify the role of drills and exercises in meeting requirements of the FSP.

 

 

 

 

SO 12-R

Lesson 12-R: Methods of Screening People, Personal Effects, Baggage, and Cargo

SO 16.12

 

12-R  When working in the port environment, implement methods of physical screening of persons,

personal effects, baggage, cargo, and vessel stores.

 

 

12.1   State Federal regulations that apply to facility screening.

 

 

12.2   Identify requirements for screening areas.12.2   Identify requirements for screening areas.

 

 

12.3   Describe methods for screening identification and documents verifying access to facilities

and cruise terminals.

 

 

12.4   Describe how to perform a visual inspection of a person and their personal effects.

 

 

12.5   Describe methods used for screening using walk through and handheld detectors.

 

 

12.6   Describe squeeze and head to toe screening methods.

 

 

12.7   Identify and verify documents that accompany cargo and containers.

 

 

12.8   Identify methods for screening cargo and container seals for signs of tampering.

 

 

12.9   Identify components of a container serial number.

 

 

 

 

SO 13-R

Lesson 13-R: Understanding MARSEC Level Requirements

SO 16.13

 

13-R  When working in the port environment, implement procedures in response to all MARSEC

Levels.

 

 

13.1   Identify security measures for MARSEC Level 1 specified in 33 CFR for access control,

restricted areas, cargo, delivery vessels, and monitoring.

 

 

13.2   Identify security measures for MARSEC Level 2 specified in 33 CFR for access control,

restricted areas, cargo, delivery vessels, and monitoring.

 

 

13.3   Identify security measures for MARSEC Level 3 specified in 33 CFR for access control,

restricted areas, cargo, delivery vessels, and monitoring.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SO 14-R

Lesson 14-R: Relevant Aspects of the TWIC Program

SO 16.14

 

14-R  When working in the port environment, implement the relevant provisions of the TWIC

program.

 

 

14.1   List different requirements for escorted and unescorted access to port facility secure and

restricted areas.

 

 

14.2   Identify the features of a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC).

 

 

14.3   Describe relevant aspects of the TWIC program and how to carry them out.

 

 

 

SO Professional Development

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Old #

SO 1-PD

Module 1. The Seaport Environment

 

 

 

 

SO 1.1-PD

Lesson 1.1-PD:     Port Processes and Activities

 

 

1.1-PD         Explain the primary processes and activities that occur on a port.

SO 1.1

 

1.1.1      Demonstrate awareness of whether the port is a cargo port and/or a cruise ship port.

 

 

1.1.2      Define what primary processes and activities most commonly occur at each type of port.

 

 

 

 

SO 1.2-PD

Lesson 1.2-PD:     Port Facilities and Operational Equipment

SO 1.2

 

1.2-PD         Explain the major facilities and operational equipment present on a port.

 

 

1.2.1      Identify the facilities most commonly located on a port.

 

 

1.2.2      Identify the types of operational equipment most commonly used on a port.

 

 

 

 

SO 1.3-PD

Lesson 1.3-PD:     Port Personnel

SO 1.3

 

1.3-PD         Explain the roles of the primary stakeholders in the maritime domain and discriminate between authorized and non-authorized personnel.

 

 

1.3.1      Discriminate between authorized and non-authorized security personnel, including

uniforms, vehicles, and forms of identification, involved in port security.

 

 

1.3.2      Discriminate between authorized and non-authorized labor, service, and subcontract

personnel involved in daily port operations.

 

 

 

 

SO 1.4-PD

Lesson 1.4-PD:     Safety and Security on the Port

SO 1.4

 

1.4-PD         Explain the importance of safety and security at seaports.

 

 

1.4.1      Describe the safety issues surrounding the facilities and equipment most commonly used on a port.

 

 

1.4.2      Describe the safety issues surrounding major port infrastructure.

 

 

1.4.3           Describe safety issues related to the activities and processes most commonly executed on a port.

 

 

1.4.4       Describe security issues surrounding the facilities and equipment most commonly used

at a port.

 

 

1.4.5       Describe security issues surrounding major port infrastructure.

 

 

1.4.6       Describe security issues related to the activities and processes most commonly executed

at a port.

 

 

1.4.7       State that there are different security actions required by the three MARSEC Levels.

 

 

1.4.8       Demonstrate awareness of the potential impact of port disruption.

 

 

 

 

SO 1.5-PD

Lesson 1.5-PD:     The Port’s Role in the Community

SO 1.5

 

1.5-PD         Describe the port’s responsibilities to the community, and the community’s

contributions to the port.

 

 

1.5.1      Describe the port as a system with its inputs, outputs, and processes.

 

 

1.5.2      Identify the port’s responsibilities including delivering Maritime Security Awareness

training to the neighborhood/community.

 

 

1.5.3      Identify the community’s contributions to the port including reporting

suspicious/dangerous activities, devices and items.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SO 2-PD

Module 2. Rules and Regulations in Seaport Security

 

 

 

 

SO 2.1-PD

Lesson 2.1-PD:     U.S. and International Regulations

SO 2.1

 

2.1-PD         Identify the current relevant regulations that govern security requirements at a U.S. port

or facility.

 

 

2.1.1      Identify the regulations that govern international maritime transportation security.

 

 

2.1.2      Identify the regulations that govern U.S. maritime transportation security.

 

 

 

 

 

 

SO 2.2-PD

Lesson 2.2-PD:     Role of Security Organizations on the Port

SO 2.3

 

2.2-PD         Differentiate roles of federal, state, local, port, vessel and facility organizations in establishing and maintaining port and facility security as specified in international and U.S. regulations.

 

 

2.2.1      Identify roles of the U.S. Coast Guard in establishing and maintaining port and facility

security as specified in international and U.S. regulations.

 

 

2.2.2      Identify roles of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection in establishing and maintaining

port and facility security as specified in international and U.S. regulations.

 

 

2.2.3      Identify roles of state law enforcement in establishing and maintaining port and facility

security as specified in international and U.S. regulations.

 

 

2.2.4      Identify roles of local law enforcement in establishing and maintaining port and facility

security as specified in international and U.S. regulations.

 

 

2.2.5      Identify roles of port, vessel, and facility security personnel in establishing and maintaining port and facility security as specified in international and U.S. regulations.

 

 

 

 

SO 2.3-PD

Lesson 2.3-PD:     Facility Security Assessment

SO 2.5

 

2.3-PD         Describe the importance of conducting continuous security assessments at the seaport.

 

 

2.3.1      Identify the purpose of a security assessment.

 

 

2.3.2      Identify the basic steps in conducting an on-scene survey.

 

 

2.3.3      Identify and describe areas at the port which may be used for adversarial surveillance.

 

 

2.3.4      Identify potential security weaknesses in buildings, walls, fences and other structures.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SO 3-PD

Module 3. Terrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction

 

 

 

 

SO 3.1-PD

Lesson 3.1-PD:     Potential Targets of Terrorism

SO 3.2

 

3.1-PD         Summarize the unique nature of port as a potential terrorism target.

 

 

3.1.1      Describe the unique nature of port as potential terrorist targets.

 

 

3.1.2      Describe the critical infrastructure / facilities that can be potential terrorist targets at

port.

 

 

3.1.3      Apply concepts learned to identify potential targets of terrorism at learner’s own port.

 

 

3.1.4      Conduct patrols to prevent an attack from happening.

 

 

3.1.5      Identify the route of potential transportation of WMD at port.

 

 

3.1.6      Describe the consequences of a terrorist attack at a port including the economic and

psychological impacts.

 

 

3.1.7      Demonstrate how to carry out physical searches in buildings, facilities, and near vessels.

 

 

 

 

SO 3.2-PD

Lesson 3.2-PD:     WMD:  Protecting Yourself

SO 3.5

 

3.2-PD         Use proper procedures for self-protection during a WMD incident.

 

 

3.2.1      Describe three main concepts in protective measures.

 

 

3.2.2      Identify the minimum safe distance from a hazardous materials scene.

 

 

3.2.3      Describe the four elements of the Recognize, Avoid, Isolate and Notify (RAIN) concepts.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SO 4-PD

Module 4. Inside Threats to Security

 

 

 

 

SO 4.1-PD

Lesson 4.1-PD:     Understanding Inside Threats

SO 4.1

 

4.1-PD         Demonstrate relevant background knowledge on inside threats.

 

 

4.1.1      Define “inside threat.”

 

 

4.1.2      Distinguish between “inside” and “outside” threats.

 

 

4.1.3      Identify different types of inside threats.

 

 

4.1.4      Identify the characteristics of inside threats by category.

 

 

4.1.5      Describe the nature of potential damage and loss posed by inside threats.

 

 

4.1.6      Describe the relationship between inside threats and potential terrorist activities.

 

 

 

 

 

 

SO 4.2-PD

Lesson 4.2-PD:     Crime on the Port

SO 4.2

 

 

 

 

4.2-PD         Describe the forms of crime that can take place in the seaport environment.

 

 

4.2.1      List the range of crimes associated with criminal activities in ports.

 

 

4.2.2      Describe basic statistics on criminal activity in ports in terms of types of illegal activities.

 

 

4.2.3      Define “internal conspiracy.”

 

 

4.2.4      Compare the potential threat of internal conspiracies as compared to other internal

threat types.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SO 5-PD

Module 5. Situation Awareness and Decision Making

 

 

 

 

SO 5.1-PD

Lesson 5.1-PD:     Recognizing Security Threats

SO 5.1

 

5.1-PD         Identify pre-incident indicators using situation awareness.

 

 

5.1.1      Describe the role of situation awareness in preventing and mitigating security incidents.

 

 

5.1.2      Identify current security threats and patterns.

 

 

5.1.3      List techniques used to circumvent security measures.

 

 

5.1.4      Discuss the relationship between job security goals and situation awareness.

 

 

 

 

SO 5.2-PD

Lesson 5.2-PD:     Situation Awareness Techniques and Skills

SO 5.2

 

5.2-PD         Develop techniques and skills to increase situation awareness.

 

 

5.2.1      Identify skills required in looking for perceived threats to security in the port

environment.

 

 

5.2.2      Identify skills required to improve comprehension and understanding of perceived

threats in the port environment.

 

 

5.2.3      Discuss the role of anticipation and prediction in situation awareness.

 

 

 

 

SO 5.3-PD

Lesson 5.3-PD:     Think Ahead: Planning a Course of Action

SO 5.3

 

5.3-PD         Prepare an individual course of action for various security threats.

 

 

5.3.1      Describe how situation awareness is used in formulating a course of action.

 

 

5.3.2      Describe the use of native skills in formulating a course of action.

 

 

5.3.3      Describe the use of imagery in formulating a course of action.

 

 

5.3.4      Identify methods for using prior experience in formulating a course of action.

 

 

5.3.5      Identify questions to ask to gather more information and reduce uncertainty.

 

 

 

 

SO 5.4-PD

Lesson 5.4-PD:     Developing Observation Skills

SO 5.4

 

5.4-PD         Give more accurate descriptions of people, places, and situations encountered.

 

 

5.4.1      Demonstrate the use of reactive observation skills in situation awareness.

 

 

5.4.2      Demonstrate the use of memory improving skills in situation awareness.

 

 

5.4.3      Use recognition skills to recognize characteristics and behaviors of persons likely to

threaten security.

 

 

5.4.4      Use recognition skills to recognize and detect dangerous substances and devices.

 

 

 

 

SO 5.5-PD

Lesson 5.5-PD:     Keys to High Situation Awareness

SO 5.5

 

5.5-PD         Identify barriers in achieving and maintaining high situation awareness.

 

 

5.5.1      Describe the role of perception in situation awareness.

 

 

5.5.2      Describe the effect of distractions and wandering attention on situation awareness.

 

 

5.5.3      Describe the effect of fatigue on situation awareness.

 

 

5.5.4      List stress factors that affect situation awareness.

 

 

5.5.5      Recognize how poor communication affects situation awareness.

 

 

5.5.6      List six cues or signs indicating a loss in situational awareness.

 

 

5.5.7      Describe the effect of complacency on situation awareness.

 

 

 

 

SO 5.6-PD

Lesson 5.6-PD:     Staying Alert and Vigilant

SO 5.6

 

5.6-PD         Maintain situation awareness while on duty.

 

 

5.6.1      Discuss the use of self-assessment in maintaining situation awareness.

 

 

 

 

5.6.2      List skills to stay alert and mentally focused.

 

 

5.6.3      List ways to manage personal energy levels.

 

 

5.6.4      List ways to improve situation awareness.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SO 6-PD

Module 6. Surveillance and Suspicious Activities

 

 

 

 

SO 6.1-PD

Lesson 6.1-PD:     Prevention Methods

SO 6.4

 

6.1-PD         Prevent and counter surveillance.

 

 

6.1.1  Identify methods for preventing and countering surveillance.

 

 

6.1.2  Operate counter surveillance equipment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SO 7-PD

Module 7. Communication and Reporting

 

 

 

 

SO 7.1-PD

Lesson 7.1-PD:     Professional Conduct

SO 7.2

 

7.1-PD         Display professional presence.

 

 

7.1.1      Identify the various nonverbal elements involved in communicating as a professional.

 

 

7.1.2      Identify the various verbal elements involved in communicating as a professional.

 

 

7.1.3      Describe work ethics of security professionals and the role of ethics in securing ports.

 

 

7.1.4      Demonstrate knowledge of public relations principles.

 

 

 

 

SO 7.2-PD

Lesson 7.2-PD:     Building Communication Skills

SO 7.3

 

7.2-PD         Utilize effective communication tactics in dealing with diverse people.

 

 

7.2.1      Display effective communication tactics in communicating with different personnel at

port.

 

 

7.2.2      Evaluate the risk of security leaks through communication by improper methods or to the

wrong persons.

 

 

7.2.3      Demonstrate communication skills when questioning identities of suspicious persons.

 

 

7.2.4      Display effective, non-discriminatory communication techniques in dealing with persons

posing potential security risks.

 

 

7.2.5      Utilize effective communication tactics in an emergency.

 

 

 

 

SO 7.3-PD

Lesson 7.3-PD:     Documenting and Reporting

SO 7.5

 

7.3-PD         Document and report security incidents.

 

 

7.3.1      Ensure the maintenance of records when there are occurrences that threaten the

security (Sec. 105.205).

 

 

7.3.2      Ensure the preparation and the submission of any reports as required when there are

occurrences that threaten the security.

 

 

7.3.3      Ensure the recording and reporting of attainment changes in MARSEC Levels to the

owner or operator and the cognizant COTP. (Sec. 105.205)

 

 

7.3.4      Describe the means by which facility personnel are notified of changes in security conditions.

 

 

7.3.5      Report suspicious verbal and nonverbal behavioral patterns of persons.

 

 

7.3.6      State the reporting requirements in case of a security incident or a breach of security.

 

 

7.3.7      Ensure notification, as soon as possible, to law enforcement personnel and other

emergency responders.

 

 

7.3.8      Apply specific communication techniques to achieve goals and objectives of report.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SO 8-PD

Module 8. Identification and Documentation: Access Control

 

 

 

 

SO 8.1-PD

Lesson 8.1-PD:     Access and Traffic Logs

SO 8.5

 

8.1-PD         Document the movement of personnel, vehicle, high value property items, HazMat and

controlled substances.

 

 

8.1.1      State the documents that shall be available for the movement of personnel, vehicle, high

 

 

 

value property items, HazMat and controlled substance.

 

 

8.1.2      Identify the key forms of documentation used.

 

 

8.1.3      Fill out electronic logs for property movement.

 

 

 

 

SO 8.2-PD

Lesson 8.2-PD:     Access to Restricted Areas

SO 8.7

 

8.2-PD         Control access to facility restricted areas.

 

 

8.2.1      Intercept people seeking entry to facility in restricted areas.

 

 

8.2.2      Question people in restricted areas.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SO 9-PD

Module 9. Screening People and Baggage

 

 

 

 

SO 9.1-PD

Lesson 9.1-PD:     Screening People and Personal Property

SO 9.3

 

9.1-PD         Screen baggage and personal effects.

 

 

9.1.1      List the different contents of belongings to be checked between males and females.

 

 

9.1.2      Use screening equipment (X-ray machine) to check baggage and carry-on luggage.

 

 

 

 

SO 9.2-PD

Lesson 9.2-PD:     People in Restricted Areas

SO 9.4

 

9.2-PD         Intercept and question people seeking entry to or within restricted areas.

 

 

9.2.1      List questions for interception.

 

 

9.2.2      Apply questioning techniques.

 

 

9.2.3      Screen persons and parcels within restricted areas.

 

 

 

 

SO 9.3-PD

Lesson 9.3-PD:     Professional Conduct and Screening

SO 9.5

 

9.3-PD         Conduct a thorough but expedient screening of people and baggage in a professional

way.

 

 

9.3.1      Conduct a thorough but expedient screening.

 

 

9.3.2      Show courtesy and foster a positive relationship between security and the community.

 

 

9.3.3      Conduct screening being sensitive to gender, cultural and religious issues.

 

 

9.34       Describe legal procedures and policies for seizure, including handling evidence.

 

 

 

 

SO 9.4-PD

Lesson 9.4-PD:     Screening at all MARSEC Levels

SO 9.6

 

9.4-PD         List the screening measures and procedures at the three security levels.

 

 

9.4.1      List the screening measures and procedures at MARSEC 1.

 

 

9.4.2      List the screening measures and procedures at MARSEC 2.

 

 

9.4.3      List the screening measures and procedures at MARSEC 3.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SO 10-PD

Module 10:  Vehicle Screening and Inspection

 

 

 

 

SO 10.1-PD

Lesson 10.1-PD:   Vehicles on the Port

SO 10.1

 

10.1-PD       Monitor, control, and report the movement of cleared and uncleared vehicles.

 

 

10.1.1    Name the sections of 33 CFR and state and local laws that address vehicle screening and

inspection.

 

 

10.1.2    Identify differences between cleared and uncleared vehicles and escort requirements.

 

 

10.1.3    Identify secure and restricted areas and relevant access regulations

 

 

10.1.4    Demonstrate completion of a vehicle access log.

 

 

10.1.5    Monitor, control and report the movement of all vehicles within the facility.

 

 

 

 

SO 10.2-PD

Lesson 10.2-PD:   Professional Conduct and Vehicle Inspections

SO 10.2

 

10.2-PD       Demonstrate effective communication skills while conducting vehicle inspections.

 

 

10.2.1    Demonstrate the appropriate communication skills to use with vehicle drivers and passengers.

 

 

 

 

SO 10.3-PD

Lesson 10.3-PD:   Checking Documentation

SO 10.3

 

10.3-PD       Collect and issue all documents that are required for vehicle movement according to the

 

 

port and current MARSEC level.

 

 

10.3.1    Identify the appropriate authorization documents required at the three MARSEC levels.

 

 

10.3.2    Determine the authenticity of authorization documents.

 

 

10.3.3    Demonstrate the appropriate procedures for collecting documents from vehicle drivers.

 

 

 

 

SO 10.4-PD

Lesson 10.4-PD:   Dangerous Substances and Devices in Vehicles

SO 10.4

 

10.4-PD       Recognize suspicious and dangerous items, agents, devices, and hazardous materials

used in VBIED.

 

 

10.4.1    Indicate the damage that VBIED can cause.

 

 

10.4.2    Apply the BATF Explosives Standards as they pertain to various types of vehicles,

including explosive capacity, lethal air blast range, and minimum evacuation distance.

 

 

10.4.3    Indicate the damage that Chemical and Biological weapons can cause when used in

VBIED.

 

 

10.4.4    Identify indicators of dangerous substances and devices found inside and outside of a

vehicle.

 

 

 

 

SO 10.5-PD

Lesson 10.5-PD:   Know When to Inspect Vehicles

SO 10.6

 

10.5-PD       Determine when to inspect a vehicle for CBRNE and VBIED.

 

 

10.5.1    Identify suspicious behavior of vehicle occupants.

 

 

10.5.2    Recognize indicators of the presence of CBRNE agents and VBIED.

 

 

10.5.3    Demonstrate the appropriate inspection intervals for each MARSEC level.

 

 

 

 

SO 10.6-PD

Lesson 10.6-PD:   Safe and Effective Vehicle Inspections

SO 10.7

 

10.6-PD       Safely conduct effective vehicle inspections according to the port Facility Security Plan

(FSP) and federal, state, and local law.

 

 

10.6.1    Identify the legal inspection procedures that are in accordance with the FSP and federal,

state, and local law.

 

 

10.6.2    Identify the appropriate inspection procedures for each MARSEC level.

 

 

10.6.3    Identify the structural characteristics of the vehicles being inspected, including the

undercarriage.

 

 

10.6.4    Describe the safety precautions that should be taken during vehicle inspections.

 

 

10.6.5    Indicate the appropriate methods for coordinating vehicle inspections.

 

 

10.6.6    Describe ways to ensure that vehicle inspection methods and procedures are reliable,

accurate, and effective.

 

 

 

 

SO 10.7-PD

Lesson 10.7-PD:   Recognition and Use of Vehicle Inspection Equipment

SO 10.8

 

10.7-PD       Recognize and appropriately use vehicle inspection equipment.

 

 

10.7.1    Identify vehicle inspection equipment that is used at port facilities.

 

 

10.7.2    Demonstrate how to use the appropriate equipment to inspect vehicles and their

contents.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SO 11-PD

Module 11:  Crowd Control

 

 

 

 

SO 11.1-PD

Lesson 11.1-PD:   Directing the Movement of People

SO 11.2

 

11.1-PD       Direct the movement of people entering ports and secure/restricted areas.

 

 

11.1.1    Identify the proper actions for moving people through secure and restricted areas within

a port facility.

 

 

11.1.2    Identify the techniques used to ward crowds off secure and restricted areas within a port

facility.

 

 

 

 

SO 11.2-PD

Lesson 11.2-PD:   Protecting the Incident Scene

SO 11.3

 

11.2-PD       Secure and protect the incident area.

 

 

11.2.1    Describe general incident procedures used at an incident area.

 

 

11.2.2    Identify techniques to secure and protect incident area.

 

 

11.2.3    Describe techniques to use for evidence preservation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

SO 12-PD

Module 12:  Cargo and Container Security

 

 

 

 

SO 12.1-PD

Lesson 12.1-PD:   Regulations for Cargo and Container Security

SO 12.1

 

12.1-PD       Identify government regulations and programs related to cargo and container security.

 

 

12.1.1    Explain the role of CBP as the lead agency in responding to cargo or container incidents.

 

 

12.1.2    State the CBP 24 Hour Advance Cargo Manifest Declaration Rule

 

 

12.1.3    Describe the role of the National Targeting Center in cargo and container security.

 

 

12.1.4    Describe the function of the CBP program C-TPAT.

 

 

12.1.5    Describe the function of CBP’s Container Security Initiative (CSI).

 

 

12.1.6    Describe regulations regarding emergency information on HAZMAT cargos contained in

49CFR 172.600.

 

 

 

 

SO 12.2-PD

Lesson 12.2-PD:   Vulnerabilities of Cargo and Containers

SO 12.2

 

12.2-PD       Identify vulnerabilities associated with cargo and containers.

 

 

12.2.1    Identify vulnerabilities regarding stowaways on a vessel or in a container.

 

 

12.2.2    Identify seaport vulnerabilities associated with contraband in cargo/containers to include human traffic, narcotics, and currency.

 

 

12.2.3    Identify vulnerabilities associated with hazardous cargo/containers.

 

 

12.2.4    Identify vulnerabilities associated with biological hazards in cargo/containers to include illegal shipping of hazardous waste.

 

 

12.2.5    Identify seaport vulnerabilities associated with IED/WMD devices contained in

cargo/containers.

 

 

12.2.6    Identify seaport vulnerabilities associated with fraud to include document fraud and

inside threats.

 

 

12.2.7    Identify seaport vulnerabilities associated with theft to include direct theft from cargo

facilities, hijacking and driver complicit hijacking, theft of an entire container using false paperwork, and pilferage.

 

 

 

 

SO 12.3-PD

Lesson 12.3-PD:   Container Inspection

SO 12.5

 

12.3-PD       Conduct a basic inspection of a container.

 

 

12.3.1    Inspect seals on non-empty containers to verify that they meet or exceed PSA ISO 17712

by using the following methods:  identify an intact and proper seal, identify a damaged seal, identify a missing seal, and identify incorrect seal.

 

 

12.3.2    Inspect the container door handle rivet to ensure that it has not been compromised.

 

 

12.3.3    Inspect empty containers prior to loading using the 7 point method.

 

 

12.3.4    Identify and report suspicious containers, such as: missing or damaged seal, unusual weight, and altered or unreadable container numbers.

 

 

12.3.5    Identify Smart Box shipping containers.

 

 

 

 

SO 13-PD

Module 13:  Conflict Management

 

 

 

 

SO 13.1-PD

Lesson 13.1-PD:   Identifying Conflict

SO 13.1

 

13.1-PD       Identify conflict situations that may arise.

 

 

13.1.1    Explain how poor communication can create conflicts.

 

 

13.1.2    Explain how poor decision making can create conflicts.

 

 

 

 

SO 13.2-PD

Lesson 13.2-PD:   Minimizing Conflict

SO 13.2

 

13.2-PD       Implement steps to minimize negative impacts of conflicts.

 

 

13.2.1    List situations where conflict can be constructive.

 

 

13.2.2    List situations where conflict can be destructive.

 

 

 

 

SO 13.3-PD

Lesson 13.3-PD:   Managing Emotions during Conflict

SO 13.3

 

13.3-PD       Manage emotions to allow for high performance.

 

 

13.3.1    Describe and give examples of the role of stress on human performance.

 

 

13.3.2    List effective anger management strategies.

 


 

 

 

 

SO 13.4-PD

Lesson 13.4-PD:   Resolving Conflict

SO 13.4

 

13.4-PD       Resolve conflict effectively.

 

 

13.4.1    Describe stress reduction and anger management techniques.

 

 

13.4.2    Identify conflict resolution strategies.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SO 14-PD

Module 14:  Crisis Management

 

 

 

 

SO 14.1-PD

Lesson 14.1-PD:   Basic Concepts of Crises

SO 14.1

 

14.1-PD       Demonstrate understanding of basic concepts related to crises.

 

 

14.1.1    Define crisis.

 

 

14.1.2    List and describe the types of threats and crises potentially facing ports.

 

 

14.1.3    Describe the various types of crisis-inducing attacks terrorists might make to a port.

 

 

 

 

SO 14.2-PD

Lesson 14.2-PD:   Responding to Crises

SO 14.3

 

14.2-PD       Respond to a crisis.

 

 

14.2.1    Describe the tasks of the crisis manager during a crisis.

 

 

14.2.2    Given a description of a crisis incident, describe crisis response procedures.

 

 

14.2.3    Implement emergency protocols and procedures.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SO 15-PD

Module 15:  Port Shutdown and Rapid Recovery

 

 

 

 

SO 15.1-PD

Lesson 15.1-PD:   What to do During Port Shutdown and Recovery

SO 15.1

 

15.1-PD       Implement established communication and reporting protocols during times of

shutdown and recovery.

 

 

15.1.1    Demonstrate knowledge and skills of appropriate communication methods and systems

to be used during shutdown and recovery.

 

 

15.1.2    Demonstrate knowledge of the protocols for communicating following an incident and

requesting assistance.

 


 

 

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