DHS Best Practices Using Social Media 

DHS Best Practices Using Social Media 

Exercises present an excellent opportunity to incorporate social media into the organization’s response.   Social media can be a focus of the exercise, or incorporated as an ancillary function.  DHS released a “best practices” document in March 2107 to assist organizations in enhancing social media capabilities.

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Click Here to Download Best Practices to Incorporating Social Media into Exercises

 

David Hunt

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Dave Hunt is a national expert in the field of emergency response with a 30 year background in law enforcement, terrorism response, fire/arson/explosives investigation, hazardous materials response, and emergency medical response. He has worked in every area of national preparedness in the development and delivery of nationwide assessments, all-hazards plans, training programs, national preparedness guidance, including active shooter and active threat prevention, preparedness, response and recovery.
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In 1993, Mr. Hunt began instructing for the National Fire Academy in fire and arson investigation. In 1996, he assisted in the development of the first counter-terrorism training for the nation’s responders. In 1999, he supported development of the nationwide online assessment tools used for grant programs, including development of the nationwide threat assessment tool with the FBI. He worked with several states to develop their strategic plans for terrorism response. In 2003 he helped DHS develop the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) process and remains an HSEEP-certified Train-the-Trainer, conducting hundreds of exercises across the nation.

Mr. Hunt is a subject matter expert on active threat preparedness. Over the past two years, he led the effort to develop and deliver a completely revised Active Shooter Preparedness curriculum for the DHS Office of Critical Infrastructure, addressing the needs of critical infrastructure partners in developing and implementing prevention, response and recovery capabilities. He served as lead instructor for the program and also hosted a new DHS 96-minute video on active shooter preparedness.

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