West Virginia University


The Joint Interagency Training Education Center (JITEC) and Homeland Security Programs at West Virginia University (HSP@WVU) are offering FEMA approved first responder training with its collaborative partners the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the West Virginia National Guard. This important training is available to first responders, military, and collaborating groups throughout the United States. The jewel of this training is the 2800 foot Center of National Response Memorial Tunnel near Charleston, West Virginia. Often called the Disneyland for First Responders, the Tunnel is a training venue that offers a realistic disaster setting equipped with subway cars and station and a myriad of conditions including daylight, darkness, wind, flames, smoke and other emergency challenges requested by you.



HSP@WVU is the program office for the West Virginia University /Federal Bureau of Investigations’ Biometric Center of Excellence Partnership. www.biometriccoe.gov


HSP@WVU is the program management, business development, and public relations arm for the Center for Identification Technology Research (CITeR) www.citer.wvu.edu

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Important Links

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Contact Us

Homeland Security Programs
886 Chestnut Ridge Road
PO Box 6270
Morgantown,WV 26506
Phone: 304-293-1455
Fax: 304-293-7199