All departments are (or already have received) a new CBRNE unit (Chemical, Biological, Radiation, Nuclear, Explosion) response unit and it is staffed. The two large Hazardous Materials Teams in the Valley (Clark County & Las Vegas) have received new units and are equipped with the latest in monitoring equipment and staff.
Each department and law enforcement now has a dedicated homeland security office and they have regular meetings and intelligence exchange.
Las Vegas Fire & Rescue operates only public safety bomb squad in Southern Nevada. The team has had an increase in the number of personnel, received new equipment including robots and a mobile command unit for their exclusive use. They have been meeting and training with other local agencies and the military for a number of subjects including explosive devices, chemical/biological weapons and WMD.
Lastly training had increased dramatically. Many people have been to the National Fire Academy for a number courses including over 150 key city officials participated in a week-long training class which focuses on such events. A number of large scale and table top exercises which consisted of agencies at all levels have participated.