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NO17 what is the minimum security clearance required for POTUS/VPOTUS missions?

Secret

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NO17 Under what commission and year was TSD created?

1964, Warren Commission

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NO17 How many subdivision comprise TSD?

5

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NO17 Presidential candidates are deemed legitimate by who?

Congress

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NO17 how many extra pins does TSD carry on them?

four pins

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NO17 where is the pin worn?

left suit lapel or left breast pocket or left collar for shirts without pockets

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NO17 what is the current x-ray used for TSD?

XR-150

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search schedules should contain enough information to?

operate independently

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when is the first opportunity for EOD tech to ask questions about the site?

the walkthrough

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♦ TSD agent is not assigned who's responsibility is it to conduct operational briefing/walkthrough?

Lead Advance Special Agent (LASA)

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Primary mission of EOD?

safety and evacuation of the protectee

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what are the two exceptions that EOD will carry firearms?

EDD normally caries weapon for duty/ overseas in combat zone

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EOD WILL NOT?

perform security functions, loaned out, tasked to drive motorcade, responsible for gifts after inspection,

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what are the most critical elements of any search ?

communication and systematic searching

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what are the three basic categories of route search?

full route search, search and seal, vulnerable point search

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♦ what type of a majority of route sweeps be?

vulnerable point search

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advantage/disadvantage of full route search?

search whole route, resource and time expensive

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advantage/disadvantage search and seal?

reasonable for urban areas, identifies route

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what is the most likely scenario for an terrorist attack

motorcade route

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what are the characteristics of seals?

unique and serial numbers, locations must be recorded, should be rechecked, violation = must be researched

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How long does it take to search a vehicles for one man?

20 minutes

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how long in advance should motorcade searches be completed to protectee arrival?

30 minutes

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How many search areas is a car divided into? what are they?

5, interior, truck, engine compartment, outside of veh, underside of veh

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how long should airports searches be completed before the protectee arrival?

30-60 mintues

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how far should no other vehicle be parked within te protectees aircraft?

300 feet

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define vapor pressure?

dictates the amount of odor being imparted by an object

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using a second dog, to confirm a sent should never be done, however what is it called?

"opinion shopping"

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be cautious of any dog trained to detect more that how many odors?

20-25

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if you are approached by anyone other than SS/police asking questions about your assignment refer them to whom?

local USSS field office

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stolen USSS pins/placards/creds are reported to who?

TSD coordinator or lead special agent

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♦ elevator control rooms, cars, and shafts should only be attempted with the assistance of who?

certified elevator mechanic (do not ride on top)

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a good dog can do how many tasks?

70-125 tasks (not odors)

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TSD responsibilities: Survey?

determine areas to be visited, searched, advise areas that cant cover, ID special access requirements

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package room functions?

set up x-ray, NOT intended for assessing suspect item

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TSD coordinator brief what?

itinerary, assignments, transportation, search schedule, assign equip, intel brief

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can Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) Executive Agent remove or task EOD?

yes

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if device found on route search contact who?

TSD MCRS Coordinator, after finished search not to alarm people

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aircraft will not be searched unless can not be located outside 300 ft mark

yes

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do not open anything that has to do with the flight performance of the aircraft

yes

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common odors that give false positives?

plastics, recording tape, film, fertilizer, e-tape, antifreeze

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♦ if item appears to be hazardous do not send K9 to investigate..check only by who?

EOD

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♦ Who determines confined space?

TSD coordinator

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if device found first inspect___ and then ___

threat areas, egress area

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haz devices directed at USSS who responsibility?

USSS

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complete technical description of device may include?

x-ray

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if protectee is evac'd EOD ___

precede protectee and search the evac route

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min evac distance around item?

300ft around, above, below

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EOD will not attempt to move or RSP device unless ___

failure to do so will result in imminent loss of life

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if device detonates what is priority?

evac and security of protectee, EOD should search evac route for 2ndary devices

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Damage control and casualty assistance may be rendered when?

dose not interfere with primary mission

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after detonation as soon as practical TSD coordinator contacts?

USSS Joint Ops Center (JOC)