EPD Bomb Squad Receives FBI Re-Accreditation

first_imgEPD Bomb Squad Receives FBI Re-AccreditationThe Hazardous Devices Unit (HDU) was formed in 1972 with EPD’s first FBI certified Bomb Technician. The Hazardous Devices Unit has to meet specific requirements and standards set by the FBI in order to achieve accreditation. The Evansville Police Department’s HDU became an FBI accredited Bomb Squad in 1989, and has maintained that accreditation since.The requirements include maintaining and have operational a list of necessary equipment. They review HDU’s Operational Guidelines, personnel records, and training records. Those requirements and standards are subject to review by the FBI and other Bomb Squad commanders for the reaccreditation process every 5 years. The Evansville Police Department’s HDU recently completed this process and received their FBI accreditation again.FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img

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