Risk Management Tabletop Exercises

Tabletop Exercises are usually the first step in conducting a comprehensive Security Assessment of a facility as the TTX defines process and command structure in the event of an emergency.

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What is a tabletop exercise?

The tabletop exercise is a meeting to discuss a simulated emergency. Members of the campus review and discuss the actions they would take in a particular emergency, testing their emergency plan in an informal, low-stress environment. Tabletop exercises are used to clarify roles and responsibilities and to identify additional campus mitigation and preparedness needs. The exercise should result in action plans for continued improvement of the emergency plan.

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General Exercise Characteristics

TTX exercise begins with a general setting, to establish a stage for a plausible hypothetical situation. In these exercises, MPS stimulates discussion by using intelligence or situation updates. These changes describe events that may be engaging an individual or participating agencies,  departments, or organizations. The individuals in which the updates affect, then discuss action(s) they could take in response to the update.

Types of TTX
  • Active Shooter Event
  • Bomb Event
  • WMD CBRN Event
 
Participant Expectations
  • Be willing to engage in the conversation
  • Challenge yourself and others in a cordial manner
  • It is OK to not have an answer
  • Accept the scenario and work within the presented parameters
 
Facilitator Expectations
  • Develop Situation Manual
  • Write all injects
  • Control pace and flow of exercise
  • Stimulate discussion; draw out answers and solutions from group
Evaluator Expectations
  • Identify strengths and areas of improvement
  • Write After Action Report
 
Observer Expectations:
  • Participate in discussion when asked
 
Major Elements
  • Policy level personnel evaluate plans and procedures
  • Resolution of coordination and responsibility questions
  • Facilitated group discussion
 
Advantages
  • Low-stress environment
  • Low cost
  • Ongoing evaluation
  • Facilitated group discussion of problem area

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