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Personal Radiation Detector (PRD): (PER-243)

  • Monmouth County, NJ (map)

The Counter Terrorism Operational Support (CTOS), a member of the National Domestic Preparedness Consortium (NDPC), will be instructing the DHS approved training course titled, "Personal Radiation Detector (PRD)" (PER-243).

COST: None, but please preregister as seating is limited.


This instructor-led, exercise-based course is designed to train the Preventive Radiological/Nuclear Detection (PRND) mission using a personal radiation detector (PRD) to perform a preliminary radiological assessment.

Responders operate PRDs to detect radiation, verify the radiation alarm, localize the source of radiation, measure the radiation level, and assess the threat status of the situation. Participants employ PRDs to help adjudicate potential threats regarding situations with people, vehicles, packages, and facilities.

Additional information regarding PRND operations in maritime environments is available and included as needed.


Homeland Security Professionals, Law Enforcement, Hazmat Technicians, First Responders, Security/Safety Professionals, and Public Works personnel.


Registration is by INVITATION ONLY. For questions regarding registration details, please contact Michael Smith at or call 609-588-2498.