Ron Humbert

Role

Bomb Squad Commander

Organisation

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department

Topic

About me

●      32 years in law enforcement
●      23 years as the IPD now IMPD Bomb Squad Commander
●      Hazardous Devices School graduate – 1993
●      Accompanied ATF agents is 2007 and 2010 to Afghanistan to provide instruction to US and coalition troops on introduction to explosives, IED’s, and how to manage post blast scenes in theater. 
●      Bomb Squad Commander for multiple special events in Indianapolis, most notably the 2012 Super Bowl, numerous Final 4’s, and all the Indianapolis 500 races.

The IMPD Bomb Squad – 20 members strong, are CBRNE response trained.  Monthly training addresses all aspects.  We are a one stop shop concerning responses.  We perform x-ray diagnostics, render safe on devices and when it comes to white powder or unknown liquid responses, we have the technical gear to perform those tests, including reachback if needed and 2 detectives to do the follow up investigation and prosecution.

Ron Humbert

Partners

Platinum Sponsor

  • FLIR Systems, Inc.

Silver Sponsor

  • Rapiscan Systems
  • Passport Systems, Inc.
  • ITL Solutions
  • Federal Resources
  • Engility Corporation
  • BioFire Defense LLC
  • BBI Detection
  • Battelle