By having naval facilities with nuclear vessels in the area, Kitsap County has a heightened risk for a potential act of terrorism. Based on the 2019 assessment of Kitsap County, terrorism is rated a moderate risk threat.
Acts of terrorism include:
threats of terrorism
bomb scares and bombings
use of chemical, biological, nuclear, and radiological weapons
High-risk targets for acts of terrorism include:
military and civilian government facilities
What is KCDEM doing to address terrorism?
KCDEM, in cooperation with the U.S. Navy, plans to put in place a community-wide first responder and citizens program. Activities include:
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