Category Archives: In-Service Training

“Civilian Response to an Active Killer/Intruder” Presentation at North Arlington CERT

On Saturday, February 1, 2020, Stanley Kober, former Ho-Ho-Kus CERT Program Manager, presented “Civilian Response to an Active Killer/Intruder” to approximately 33 CERT members and guests at the North Arlington Senior Center.  This was a two hour PowerPoint presentation where many changes have been made since the first, one-hour long presentation which was focused primarily

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NJ Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness Briefing

As the Ho-Ho-Kus CERT POC, I  had the privilege of attending the NJ Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness Briefing regarding NJ’s current operating environment for anti-terrorism.  Below are several handouts.  The topics covered domestic terrorism; ISIS threats; homegrown violent extremist threats; threats to law enforcement officers;  and reporting suspicious activities.   Don’t Be a

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Ho-Ho-Kus Lead CERT Agency for Valley Hospital A.L.I.C.E. full Scale Exercise

The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, NJ, conducted its second annual multi-agency, multi-jurisdictional A.L.I.C.E. ( drill on its premises at 223 N. Van Dien St., Ridgewood, NJ, on Thursday, October 22, 2015, starting at 8:00 a.m. NOTE: The A.L.I.C.E. training basically informs, instructs, and prepares individuals on how to respond and react if / when they

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