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IS-100.LEB: Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS 100) for Law Enforcement

Course Date

10/31/2013*

*This course has been reviewed for doctrine related changes and therefore is dated October 31, 2013. We recommend that you review the contents of the course and look over the updated materials. If you have already passed the exam for this course, you are not required to complete the exam again in order to be current in your training by FEMA EMI records. If you choose to retake the exam, your completion certificate will reflect the date of your first completion, not the date that you retake it.

Course Overview

ICS 100.LE, Introduction to the Incident Command System for Law Enforcement, introduces the Incident Command System (ICS) and provides the foundation for higher level ICS training.  This course describes the history, features and principles, and organizational structure of ICS.  It also explains the relationship between ICS and the National Incident Management System (NIMS).  This course uses the same objectives and content as other ICS courses with law enforcement examples and exercises.

Note: IS-100.LEb is an updated version of the IS-100.LE course. If you have successfully completed IS-100.LE or 100.LEa, you may want to review the new version of the course. For credentialing purposes, the courses are equivalent.

Course Objectives:

At the completion of this course, you should be familiar with:

  • ICS applications for law enforcement
  • ICS organizational principles and elements
  • ICS position and responsibilities
  • ICS facilities and functions
  • ICS planning.
In addition, you will learn the steps you should take to be accountable for your actions during an incident.

Primary Audience

Law enforcement personnel involved with emergency planning, response or recovery efforts.

Prerequisites

N/A. However, completion of IS 700A, National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction is recommended.

CEUs:

0.3

Course Length:

3 hours