MCRP 3-02E Terrorism
The Individual's Guide for Understanding and Surviving
b. Has anything been added: a package or briefcase that does not belong there?
c. Do you see tapes or wires hanging down?
d. Unlock a door and open it very carefully a quarter of an inch.
e. Look around the door edges for trip wires. If all is clear, open the door.
f. Look at the carpet or floor mats for any suspicious bulges. Look as far as you can
6 under the seat and around and behind it.
g. Don't touch anything yet. Make a visual search of the interior. Look under and around
8 the seat. Never rest your hand on the seat.
h. Look around and behind all the other seats.
i. Now slip into the seat and check the ashtray, adjustable headrest, and seatbelt.
j. In a sedan, pay special attention to the right rear passenger seat.
k. Carefully check the glove compartment.
l. Look under the dash, checking especially for strange tapes and wires.
m. Use a flashlight to check the air conditioning ducts and other cavities.
n. Carefully examine the sun visors and mirror for signs of tampering.
16 5. Engine and Trunk Search. Now exit the vehicle and open the hood, a quarter-inch at first. 17 Be very thorough in feeling gently for wires along the length of' the hood.
a. Raise the hood and make a thorough search of the engine compartment and fire wall.
b. First, look for any strange or new-looking wires attached to the battery, to the clutch,
20 coil, accelerator, or any power-operated equipment.
c. Check in cavities for anything that looks like it does not belong there and anything out
22 of place.
d. Open the air filter and look inside. Pay special attention to the spark plug wires, the
24 distributor, the ignition area, and the exhaust manifold.
e. Next, open the trunk just a quarter-inch. Feel for wires along all the edges. Then open
26 it to check all the items inside. Anything rearranged? Anything new?