Module 7: Crisis Management Command & Control

Aims & Objectives

The aim of Module 7: Crisis Management – Command & Control of UAV Terrorist Incidents is to provide an introduction to crisis management key principles, theory and practice, offering operational decision-making considerations for the effective command and control of UAV terrorist incidents targeting a public space.

​At the conclusion of Module 7: Crisis Management – Command & Control of UAV Terrorist Incidents students will be able to:​

  1. Explain the key principles, including theory and practice, of crisis management​
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of operational decision-making models and processes​
  3. Explain the command and control key considerations and consequences for managing a UAV terrorist incident at a public space​
  4. Demonstrate an operational understanding of command and control models for first-responder agencies 

“The Command and Control of the police [and emergency service] response to a terrorist incident remains challenging, particularly as it is likely to involve high threat scenarios, covert and overt aspects, several police force areas, require significant support from partners, draw intense political and media interest, and have an enduring and significant impact upon communities.” 

Command, Control and Coordination of Major Counter-Terrorism Operations 

National Police Chiefs Council & National College of Policing (2015) (UK ​