Teams Enhance Preparedness for Complex Incidents

10/01/2007
THE BALTIMORE METRO-CHIEFS (BM-C), A COMMITtee of Baltimore City and surrounding counties, began planning for the implementation of Type IV and Type III Incident Management Teams (IMTs) in June 2003. The jurisdictions include Annapolis City, Anne Arundel County, Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Carroll County, Harford County, and Howard County. The BM-C produced a preliminary training plan for the regional departments. The intention was to include law enforcement, health, public works, and other appropriate agencies in the training plan.NIMS ICS and IMT Training Program Part 1The Committee delineated the need to provide a basic understanding of the concepts, principles, and use of t...

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