• School Based Threat, Risk and Vulnerability Assessment Training


    Due to the untimely closing of the American Board for Certification in Homeland Security (CHS) and the questions surrounding the continuing validity of their CHS Certifications, the National Sheriffs’ Association in conjunction with the Global Society of Homeland and National Security Professionals would like to invite you to convert your present CHS Certification to a prestigious NSA/GSHNSP Certified Homeland Protection Associate, level I-IV (CHPA) or a Certified Homeland Protection Professional (CHPP) Certification.
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  • The Society for Homeland & National Security Professionals

    The Global Society of Homeland & National Security Professionals is your one-stop area for homeland security certifications, professional development, global security information, contacts, news, and blogs with anti-terrorism experts. GSHNSP provides the latest in anti-terrorism training and certifications through the Global Center for Public Safety.

    GSHNSP brings together Homeland Security and National Security Professionals from friendly nations so that they may share information. We have a common goal of insuring that our homelands are safe, secure, and resilient against terrorism and other hazards, whether man made or natural, and to protect our interests and ways of life.

    National Sheriff's Association Institute for Homeland Security - Global Center for Public Safety

    Homeland Security Certifications
    Certified Homeland Protection Associate Certification

    (CHPA) designations levels I-IV demonstrate to future employers that through course work and testing, you are prepared to begin a career or advance your career in the area of Homeland Security.

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    Certified Homeland Protection Professional

    The (CHPP) designation was established to ensure that an individual who possesses the designation has the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to be considered a professional in the area of homeland security.

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    Hack of D.C. police cameras was part of ransomware scheme, prosecutors say

    The intrusion in the District occurred Jan. 9-12, 2017, and caused 123 of the police department’s 187 surveillance cameras to go dark eight days before Donald Trump was sworn in as president, sparking national security concerns. Read full article on Washington Post

    Are you ready for a cyber attack of your agency?

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    Development Training

    For information regarding upcoming classes or to schedule group training, call
    Steve Hodges at 603-568-3456 or email at shodges@sheriffs.org.

    Narcotics Field Testing Certification Course

    Narcotics Field Testing Certification Course

    Course Objective: Develop the ability to perform presumptive field testing of narcotics safely and effectively utilizing a proven system and set of recommended tools. Participants will get hands on training with current technology and understand the limitations and options available to them.

    Institute For Cybersecurity

    Cybercrime now permeates all criminal activity, whether the actor is a few miles or thousands of miles away. Victims are not only attacked from those who are outside of our nation’s borders, but also from within prison walls. With little to no computer knowledge, inmates are now continuing their criminal activity.

    Law enforcement, as an ever constant evolving profession, must address the new way crimes are being committed by actors around the world, while maintaining the trust and confidence of those whom they are sworn to protect. In response, the National Sheriffs’ Association Global Center for Public Safety has created the Institute for Cybersecurity.

    threat assessment for school admins, school security - threat based assessment training

    School Based Threat, Risk and Vulnerability Assessment Training

    The “School Based Threat, Risk and Vulnerability Assessment” (SBTRVA) Training was developed to assist campus security, school administration, staff and employees, responders from all emergency response disciplines including; Law Enforcement; Fire Service, Emergency Medical, Emergency Management, and the private sector, to understand and complete threat, risk, and vulnerability assessments of schools and use the information gathered in the assessments to ensure that their schools are safe and secure.

    Officer Survival Training - Homeland Security Certification, Training & News

    Officer Survival for Worst-Case Scenario

    For the past several years we have witnessed a growing number of law enforcement officers being killed and assassinated. Some law enforcement training may not be sufficient to prepare officers for these deadly encounters.

    This course was designed to prepare law enforcement officers to survive deadly encounters while on duty, including traffic stops, domestic incidents, and even confrontations while off duty.