Educational Resources: Videos, Docs & Links

Situational Awareness Videos

These are some of our favorite videos that cover content we discuss in class. These videos are NOT produced by IMSG unless otherwise noted.

Worksheets & Sample Scenario Activities

Manuals, Guides, PPT’s, Checklists & Policies

2020 Political Conventions – Physical Safety & Security Education for Journalists

“Stop The Bleed” Student PDF

BBC Safety Forms & Checklists

BBC Safety Policies A-Z

ACOS Alliance

Rory Peck Trust Forms & Templates

CPJ Safety Kit

UNESCO Safety Guide for Journalists

Operational Security

People Search Sites Removal Tips

Digital Security Tools Journalist’s Toolbox

New York Times Digital Security Education Hub

BBC Backwatcher Video

#SafetyStream FFR Videos


Flags, Chants & Symbols


Improvised Weapons

Maps, Navigation and Communications

Open Street Maps on Garmin Devices

Free USGS TOPO Paper Maps NatGeo

Free Custom Paper Maps PDF

Bluetooth GPS via AMAZON Offline Maps for iOS and Android

Garmin inReach Tracker Units

Iridium Sat Phone Rentals VIA BlueCosmos

Midland Handlehd FRS / GMRS Radios

Midland MicroMobile Vehicle Radios

  • 462.550 (CHANNEL 15)
  • PL Tone 136.5 (CODE 21)

Amazon Shopping lists

Chris’s List of Useful Gear via AMAZON

Hurricanes, Flooding & Severe Weather

National Hurricane Center

Flood Water Decontamination & Safety

Decontamination 100ppm Solution Calculator

Additional Courses & Training

Mental Health First Aid

SKYWARN Storm Spotter Program


PGA COVID Protocols