GETTYSBURG, Pa., Dec. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In light of the tragedy in San Bernardino, CA yesterday and the Paris massacre, Ryan Morris, Tripwire CEO, former bomb squad commander, announced a new training initiative for first responders.
Mr. Morris stated, "I am deeply saddened by the terrible tragedy that occurred yesterday in California and therefore, I am immediately launching a training initiative on IEDs (Improvised Explosive Devices) and Improvised Explosive Formulations (HME) for first responders." We know that pipe bombs and other explosive devices were used by the suspects in both San Bernardino and Paris.
Media reports issued today, stated that California shooting suspects Syed Farook and Tashfeen Malik left multiple pipe bombs and other explosive devices at various sites associated with their killing spree on Wednesday.
Tripwire personnel have been on the front lines dealing with Explosives and Improvised Explosive Devices both in the U.S. and overseas for many years. They are experienced, highly trained and highly motivated. Tripwire has a large cadre of explosive experts on staff and all of our personnel are former police officers, military service members and/or certified bomb technicians/explosive ordnance disposal professionals.
View recent clips of Tripwire Operations Group on CNN:
What Explosive Could have Downed Metrojet Flight 9268? - https://youtu.be/o91HPFhgsTY
How to Detect Explosives with an Airport's X-ray - https://youtu.be/2UZN5oHBF5Y
"We have mobile training teams that are poised to deliver training to military units, law enforcement personnel, firefighters and paramedics anywhere in the U.S.," explains Morris.
Tripwire has trained over 12,500 first responders on Improvised Explosive Device Recognition during the past 5 years.
Morris closed with stating "We are 'First Responders dedicated to First Responders.' We prepare military, law enforcement, and other first responder personnel to protect our country by providing products, training, services and relationships that together no one else provides."
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SOURCE Tripwire Operations Group