PAMECA IV organized a Training on Post Blast Crime Scenes and Improvised Explosive Devices from the 5th to the 8th of May 2014.
The training was delivered by the French Expert Mr. Bruno Bergeron who has 36 years of experience as Explosives’ Expert both with the French Army and the Ministry of Interior. Currently, Mr. Bergeron holds the position of Bomb Squad Leader at the Forensic Science Laboratory of Paris.
Participants in this training were crime investigators in the General Directorate of State Police, anti-explosive unit of RENEA and officers from the Forensic Police.
The training focused on theories related to types explosives used for bomb attacks, types of improvised explosive devices, management of post blast scenes, collection of evidence and also practical exercises.
During the last day of the training, the French expert made three real explosions showing different criminal situations and the practical ways how to approach them. This last training day was particularly appreciated by the trainees.