San Francisco Micro Crim-Epi Workshop
About the Training
- Understand law enforcement and public health roles, responsibilities, and authorities during a suspicious biological incident - Law enforcement investigations and threat assessment
- Public health epidemiological and medical investigations
- Identify assets and capabilities for each discipline; discuss criminal and epidemiological investigational procedures and methodologies for a response to a biological threat
- Demonstrate types of information gathered by law enforcement and public health and how sharing information can advance both investigations; identify challenges to sharing information and determine potential solutions that may be adapted to meet the needs of both disciplines
- Discuss best practices for conducting a joint threat assessment, joint law enforcement-public health patient interview, and joint investigation models and protocols
- Develop inter-professional relationships between law enforcement and public health; identify contacts prior to biological incident so familiarly is established
*Targeted Audience* Epidemiologists, emergency preparedness managers, local and State laboratories, community health specialists, public health nurses and physicians, local and State police, task force officers, FBI, first responders/EMS, fire/hazmat, Civil Support Teams.
Out of concern for the health and safety of our participants, we will continue to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic in San Francisco and surrounding areas. Should this event be postponed, we will notify those registered via email.