Jahnke, Jason
Clement, Jeffrey
Incident Debrief: SWAT Considerations for Responding to a Radiological Threat

This incident debrief will delve into the rare instance of law enforcement facing an unusual threat; radiological material. The Phoenix Police Department faced a scenario in which an employee at an industrial e-ray facility allegedly stole radiological material. The police department contacted the suspect at his apartment, and a stand-off ensued. This presentation will discuss SWAT considerations, challenges, and response options for such an incident.

Jason Jahnke - Bio
Jason Jahnke has been a member of the Phoenix Police Department since 1994 and has been a sergeant since August 2007. He is currently assigned to the Bomb Squad after serving many years with the Special Assignments Unit. Other assignments include Patrol (Officer and Sergeant), Field Training Officer, Solo Motorcycle Officer, Youth Alcohol Squad Detective, Vehicular Crimes Unit Detective, Tactical Training Detail Officer, Agency Drug Recognition Expert Coordinator, Administrative Sergeant, Neighborhood Enforcement Team Sergeant, and Special Assignments Unit Tactical Sergeant. Sergeant Jahnke holds instructor certifications from NTOA, Arizona POST, the NRA, and others and currently works as a contractor to the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Radiological Security as a Law Enforcement Response subject matter expert.

Jeffrey Clement - Bio
Jeff Clement has been a member of the Phoenix Police Department since September 2006. He is currently a patrol lieutenant and was previously assigned to the Special Assignments Unit as one of four Tactical Sergeants. The Tactical Sergeant's duties included overseeing a ten-man squad while responding to critical incidents, such as search warrants, barricades, suspect apprehension, street jumps, and hostage rescues. Lt. Clement previously oversaw the high-angle tactical rope program, physical fitness, grant writing, and close quarter battle programs within the Special Assignments Unit. Previous assignments included Patrol, Neighborhood Enforcement Team Officer, and the Violent Crimes Detective Bureau.