This is a reminder of the upcoming DHS Certified Course PER 259 to be conducted at FDLE Tampa on Wednesday, November 16, 2011. Please sign up as soon as possible as the course is filling up.
Greetings Florida Agriculture Partners,
The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is collaborating with the Center for Agriculture and Food Security and Preparedness at the University of Tennessee-College of Veterinary Medicine and the Regional Domestic Security Task Forces to offer this Department of Homeland Security (DHS) certified course in Florida. The course is open to all United States Citizens, and is free of charge (lunch not provided) through DHS grant funding.
PER 259: Sharing Information and Intelligence Related to Food Importation and Transportation
This is a 1 day course designed to prepare participants to utilize and implement effective sharing of information and intelligence to enhance food safety and security related to food importation and transportation. It is targeted towards law enforcement, state fusion center personnel, emergency managers and responders, County Extension, public health, food and agriculture professionals, transportation industry, and federal, state, local, tribal and regional officials.
o Wednesday, November 16, 2011 in Tampa, FL Registration at 7:30 am; Workshop 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with an hour for lunch in the classrooms at the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, 4211 N. Lois Avenue Tampa, Florida 33614
If you have questions or comments, please contact John Burkette with the Office of Agricultural Emergency Preparedness at the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
John P. Terry
Office of Agricultural Emergency Preparedness
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Office: (850) 245-1388
Prepare, see clearly and act decisively.