Flashcards in 17 - HDCM Deck (51):
NO17 what is the minimum security clearance required for POTUS/VPOTUS missions?
NO17 Under what commission and year was TSD created?
1964, Warren Commission
NO17 How many subdivision comprise TSD?
NO17 Presidential candidates are deemed legitimate by who?
NO17 how many extra pins does TSD carry on them?
NO17 where is the pin worn?
left suit lapel or left breast pocket or left collar for shirts without pockets
NO17 what is the current x-ray used for TSD?
search schedules should contain enough information to?
when is the first opportunity for EOD tech to ask questions about the site?
♦ TSD agent is not assigned who's responsibility is it to conduct operational briefing/walkthrough?
Lead Advance Special Agent (LASA)
Primary mission of EOD?
safety and evacuation of the protectee
what are the two exceptions that EOD will carry firearms?
EDD normally caries weapon for duty/ overseas in combat zone
EOD WILL NOT?
perform security functions, loaned out, tasked to drive motorcade, responsible for gifts after inspection,
what are the most critical elements of any search ?
communication and systematic searching
what are the three basic categories of route search?
full route search, search and seal, vulnerable point search
♦ what type of a majority of route sweeps be?
vulnerable point search
advantage/disadvantage of full route search?
search whole route, resource and time expensive
advantage/disadvantage search and seal?
reasonable for urban areas, identifies route
what is the most likely scenario for an terrorist attack
what are the characteristics of seals?
unique and serial numbers, locations must be recorded, should be rechecked, violation = must be researched
How long does it take to search a vehicles for one man?
how long in advance should motorcade searches be completed to protectee arrival?
How many search areas is a car divided into? what are they?
5, interior, truck, engine compartment, outside of veh, underside of veh
how long should airports searches be completed before the protectee arrival?
how far should no other vehicle be parked within te protectees aircraft?
define vapor pressure?
dictates the amount of odor being imparted by an object
using a second dog, to confirm a sent should never be done, however what is it called?
be cautious of any dog trained to detect more that how many odors?
if you are approached by anyone other than SS/police asking questions about your assignment refer them to whom?
local USSS field office
stolen USSS pins/placards/creds are reported to who?
TSD coordinator or lead special agent
♦ elevator control rooms, cars, and shafts should only be attempted with the assistance of who?
certified elevator mechanic (do not ride on top)
a good dog can do how many tasks?
70-125 tasks (not odors)
TSD responsibilities: Survey?
determine areas to be visited, searched, advise areas that cant cover, ID special access requirements
package room functions?
set up x-ray, NOT intended for assessing suspect item
TSD coordinator brief what?
itinerary, assignments, transportation, search schedule, assign equip, intel brief
can Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) Executive Agent remove or task EOD?
if device found on route search contact who?
TSD MCRS Coordinator, after finished search not to alarm people
aircraft will not be searched unless can not be located outside 300 ft mark
do not open anything that has to do with the flight performance of the aircraft
common odors that give false positives?
plastics, recording tape, film, fertilizer, e-tape, antifreeze
♦ if item appears to be hazardous do not send K9 to investigate..check only by who?
♦ Who determines confined space?
if device found first inspect___ and then ___
threat areas, egress area
haz devices directed at USSS who responsibility?
complete technical description of device may include?
if protectee is evac'd EOD ___
precede protectee and search the evac route
min evac distance around item?
300ft around, above, below
EOD will not attempt to move or RSP device unless ___
failure to do so will result in imminent loss of life
if device detonates what is priority?
evac and security of protectee, EOD should search evac route for 2ndary devices
Damage control and casualty assistance may be rendered when?
dose not interfere with primary mission