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Cybersecurity Training – Registration Information

Posted by on Sep 24, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Northeast Homeland Security Regional Advisory Council (NERAC) is sponsoring a two-day Cybersecurity training, designed to provide first responders and school/town administrators with information on cyber attacks and other cybersecurity vulnerabilities. Two courses from the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) will be combined to create this two-day training: AWR-136 Essentials of Community Cybersecurity (4 hours) and MGT-384 Community Preparedness for Cyber Incidents (12 hours). Participants will be required to stay for both...

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Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) Train-the-Trainer Course Information and Registration

Posted by on Sep 14, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

[UPDATE 9/14/18] **COURSE LOCATION MOVED FROM ANDOVER TO BURLINGTON ** The Northeast Homeland Security Regional Advisory Council (NERAC) is sponsoring a half-day Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) course, designed to provide Law Enforcement officers with the ability to disseminate the most up-to-date strategies, guidance, and plans for surviving an active shooter event to civilians in their communities. The course will take place on September 17th, 2018 from 09:00 – 13:00. The course was originally set to take place in...

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ATIRC Registration and Course Information

Posted by on Jun 1, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

ATIRC Registration and Course Information

The Northeast Homeland Security Regional Advisory Council (NERAC) is sponsoring a three-day Active Threat Integrated Response Course (ATIRC) designed to improve integration between Law Enforcement, Fire, and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel during active shooter events. The training will practice these skills through both classroom and field-based activities, including dynamic force-on-force scenarios. The course will take place from August 21st – 23rd, 2018 at Swampscott High School. This opportunity is open to up to 25 Law...

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COML and COMT Training Opportunities – Spring 2018

Posted by on Apr 2, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

NERAC is pleased to announce the following COML and COMT training opportunities: COML: E969 NIMS ICS All-Hazards Communications Unit Leader (COML) training course May 1st – 3rd, 2018 Wayland Public Safety Building 38 Cochituate Road, Wayland, MA 01778 Register HERE by Thursday, April 26th COMT: Communications Unit Technician (COMT) training course June 4th – 8th, 2018 Wayland Public Safety Building 38 Cochituate Road, Wayland, MA 01778 Register HERE by Thursday, May 3rd   NERAC will be providing backfill and overtime support for both...

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Emergency Vehicle Adequacy Calculator (EVAC)

Posted by on Feb 1, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

Emergency Vehicle Adequacy Calculator (EVAC)

The Northeast Regional Advisory Council (NERAC) would like to announce to all member communities that an updated version of the Emergency Vehicle Adequacy Calculator (EVAC) Tool is now available online. The EVAC Tool allows emergency managers and first responders to calculate the number of vehicles required to handle various evacuation scenarios, and compare those figures to the resources available in their communities. The calculator is a useful online resource for communities working to develop or evaluate their evacuation plans.   To...

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ALERRT Active Shooter Training Announcement

Posted by on Jul 6, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

ALERRT Active Shooter Training Announcement

The Northeast Homeland Security Regional Advisory Council (NERAC) is sponsoring four  Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training (ALERRT) courses to prepare law enforcement officers to isolate, distract, and neutralize an active shooter using a number of tactics and techniques through both classroom and field-based activities, including dynamic force-on-force scenarios.  The courses will take place from August 7th-August 17th in Carlisle and Gloucester.  Each 2-day session will be open to up to 30 officers.  For more detailed...

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NEMLEC STARS Toolkit Conference

Posted by on Apr 26, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

NEMLEC STARS Toolkit Conference

On Friday, March 17, at Endicott College, the Northeast Homeland Security Regional Advisory Council (NERAC) and the Northeastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council (NEMLEC) sponsored a school safety conference to introduce 225 stakeholders from school districts and public safety agencies throughout Essex and Middlesex Counties to the 2nd Edition of the NEMLEC School Threat Assessment and Response System (STARS) Toolkit. The STARS Toolkit provides public officials with a comprehensive resource for preparing for all types of emergencies...

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Training Opportunity: All-Hazards Position Specific Training

Posted by on Apr 7, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

NERAC is sponsoring five (5) NIMS ICS All-Hazards Position Specific Training courses for all first responders from the NERAC region. Program registration costs and materials will be paid for by NERAC. Backfill and overtime reimbursement will be offered. These courses are designed by the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) and will be conducted by the Incident Management Training Consortium (IMTC). All first responders from the NERAC region are eligible to attend these courses, however priority seating will be given to individuals who would...

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Training Opportunity: Law Enforcement/First Responder Tactical Casualty Care Course

Posted by on Mar 24, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

NERAC is sponsoring a Tactical Casualty Care course for law enforcement officers on April 27, 2017 in Reading, MA. Program registration costs and materials will be paid for by NERAC. All officers employed by a law enforcement agency within the NERAC region are eligible to attend. Backfill and overtime reimbursement will be offered. The LE/FR-TCC course is a hands-on training program for law enforcement officers to address the tactics and techniques needed to decrease occurrences of preventable deaths caused by trauma, as outlined by the...

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Training Opportunity: Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC)

Posted by on Mar 21, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

NERAC is sponsoring two Tactical Emergency Casualty Care courses for ALS and BLS Providers. These 2-day courses will be offered on the dates below. Program registration costs and materials for attendees will be paid for by NERAC. All Emergency Care Providers within the NERAC region are eligible to attend. Attendees must be employed by 911 providers in the NERAC region. The first course will take place in Hopkinton on April 3rd and 4th. The second course will take place in Marblehead on April 20th and 21st. The TECC course is a hands-on...

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