Acronyms

ADIC
Assistant Director in Charge

A&E
Apparatus and Equipment

AFB
Air Force Base

AFIP
Armed Forces Institute of Pathology

AGILE
Advanced Generation of Interoperability for Law Enforcement

ALS
Advanced Life Support

ASAC
Assistant Special Agent-in-Charge

AVL
Automatic Vehicle Locator

BATF
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms

BLS
Basic Life Support

CALEA
Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc.

CAO
Chief Administrative Officer

CC
Community Corrections

CEMP
Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan

CID
Criminal Investigation Division

CIRG
Critical Incident Response Group

CISD
Critical Incident Stress Debriefing

CISM
Critical Incident Stress Management

CONOPS
Concept of Operations

CONPLAN
Concept of Operations Plan

CPAS
Cellular Priority Access Service

CWIRP
Chemical Warfare Improvement Response Program

DARPA
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

DEA
Drug Enforcement Agency

DIA
Defense Intelligence Agency

DISA
Defense Information Systems Agency

DOD
Department of Defense

DOE
Department of Energy

DOJ
Department of Justice

DOT
Department of Transportation

DPP
Domestic Preparedness Program

DPS
Defense Protective Services

DTS
Department of Technology Services

EAP
Employee Assistance Program

EAS
Emergency Alert System

ECC
Emergency Communications Center

ED
Emergency Department

EMS
Emergency Medical Services

EOC
Emergency Operations Center

EPA
Environment Protection Agency

EPT
Emergency Planning Team

ER
Emergency Room

ESF
Emergency Support Function

ETG
Emergency Task Group

FAA
Federal Aviation Administration

FBI
Federal Bureau of Investigation

FEMA
Federal Emergency Management Agency

HazMat
Hazardous Materials

HHS
Department of Health and Human Services

HOV
High Occupancy Vehicle

ICP
Incident Command Post

ICS
Incident Command System

ID
Identification

IMF
International Monetary Fund

INS
Incident Support Team

IST
Incident Support Team

JIC
Joint Information Center

JOC
Joint Operations Center

JTTF
Joint Terrorism Task Force

LP
Liquid Propane

MDT
Mobile Data Terminal

MOA
Memorandum of Agreement

MOU
Memorandum of Understanding

MSA
Mine Safety Appliance

NIIMS
National Interagency Incident Management System

NMRT
National Medical Response Team

NPS
National Pharmaceutical Stockpile

NRT
National Response Team

NTSB
National Transportation Safety Board

OAR
Office of Air and Radiation

OR
Operating Room

OSHA
Occupational Safety and Health Administration

OSI
Office of Special Investigation

OSS
Office of Support Services

PA
Public Address

PDD
Presidential Decision Directive

PIO
Public Information Officer

PPE
Personal Protective Equipment

PSCC
Public Safety Communications Center

SAC
Special agent-in-Charge

SCBA
Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus

SERV
Special Emergency Response Vehicle

SIOC
Strategic Information Operations Center

SOP
Standard Operating Procedure

SSA
Supervisory Special Agent

SWAT
Special Weapons and Tactics

TOPOFF
Top Officials

TRT
Technical Rescue Team

USAF
U.S. Air Force

USPHS
U.S. Public Health Service

USPP
U.S. Park Police

US&R
Urban Search and Rescue

USSS
U.S. Secret Service

WMD
Weapons of Mass Destruction