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Domestic Terrorism And Incident Management

Author : Miki Vohryzek
ISBN : 9780398083083
Genre : Emergency management
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After reading this text, the reader will have a fuller understanding of the nature of domestic terrorism and a clearer understanding of the basics. These basics include a review of the complex history that spans thousands of years, an explanation of definitions, a review of contemporary domestic terrorism, and the examination of intelligence gathering, threat analysis, and emergency responses to terrorism-incident management. It is hoped that such knowledge as presented here will enhance the public's understanding of domestic terrorism and law enforcement's ability to prevent and respond to its acts. It focuses almost exclusively on right-wing domestic terrorism because of its strong presence in the last twenty years and the projection of experts that right-wing terrorism will prevail well into the twenty-first century. The book is divided into three parts. The first part deals with definitional problems associated with policymaker's and law enforcement's handling of terrorism, an historical overview of terrorism and terrorist incidents in the global community, and an historical examination of terrorism from below in the United States. Part Two addresses the American Hate Movement and patriot-militia activities. It also discusses the emergence of special-interest extremist and terrorism groups that advocate violence based on an ideology or belief, which may include the desire for political and social change. They include ecological resistance groups, antienvironmental movements, animal rights and antiabortion activists. Part Three focuses on effective criminal intelligence-gathering techniques and the implementation of terrorism-incident management strategies.

Domestic Terrorism And Incident Management Issues And Tactics

Author : CTI Reviews
ISBN : 9781490287966
Genre : Education
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Encyclopedia Of Police Science

Author : Jack Raymond Greene
ISBN : 9781135879075
Genre : Political Science
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In 1996, Garland published the second edition of the Encyclopedia of Police Science, edited by the late William G. Bailey. The work covered all the major sectors of policing in the US. Since then much research has been done on policing issues, and there have been significant changes in techniques and in the American police system. Technological advances have refined and generated methods of investigation. Political events, such as the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 in the United States, have created new policing needs while affecting public opinion about law enforcement. These developments appear in the third, expanded edition of the Encyclopedia of Police Science. 380 entries examine the theoretical and practical aspects of law enforcement, discussing past and present practices. The added coverage makes the Encyclopedia more comprehensive with a greater focus on today's policing issues. Also added are themes such as accountability, the culture of police, and the legal framework that affects police decision. New topics discuss recent issues, such as Internet and crime, international terrorism, airport safety, or racial profiling. Entries are contributed by scholars as well as experts working in police departments, crime labs, and various fields of policing.

Environmental And Animal Rights Extremism Terrorism And National Security

Author : Elzbieta Posluszna
ISBN : 9780128017043
Genre : Political Science
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As concerns about human treatment of the environment and animals have increased over the years, so have decentralized and extremist groups related to these causes. Environmental and Animal Rights Extremism, Terrorism, and National Security analyzes the international development of radical movements relating to environmental concerns and animal rights in the context of the threats they pose to national security. In addition to tracing the factors responsible for the rapid growth of these movements over the last 25 years, this text presents countermeasures that governments can deploy to neutralize the risk posed by these threats now and in the future. Bringing to bear new developments such as cyber activity and online activism, Environmental and Animal Rights Extremism, Terrorism, and National Security offers an examination of the direct and indirect violence, lone-wolf terrorism, and leaderless resistance that have characterized these radical wings from their inception. By not only identifying the tactics and organizational structures often employed by these groups, but also addressing future trends toward increased radicalization, Environmental and Animal Rights Extremism, Terrorism, and National Security is an important resource for identifying, anticipating, and mitigating threats posed by such movements. Describes the psychological, social, and organizational mechanisms responsible for the functioning of the extremist wings of the interconnected environmental and animal rights movements in the context of national security Identifies the main tactical and organizational ways these movements develop, moving from hierarchical organization to network structures, leaderless resistance, and lone-wolf activities Covers radical environmental and animal rights groups, including Earth First!, Animal Liberation Front, Earth Liberation Front, Animal Rights Militia, and the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society Looks to future trends in radicalization of these movements

Homegrown Violent Extremism

Author : Erroll Southers
ISBN : 9781317522430
Genre : Social Science
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In the country’s changing threat environment, homegrown violent extremism (HVE) represents the next challenge in counterterrorism. Security and public policy expert Erroll Southers examines post-9/11 HVE – what it is, the conditions enabling its existence, and the community-based approaches that can reduce the risk of homegrown terrorism. Drawing on scholarly insight and more than three decades on the front lines of America’s security efforts, Southers challenges the misplaced counterterrorism focus on foreign individuals and communities. As Southers shows, there is no true profile of a terrorist. The book challenges how Americans think about terrorism, recruitment, and the homegrown threat. It contains essential information for communities, security practitioners, and policymakers on how violent extremists exploit vulnerabilities in their communities and offers approaches to put security theory into practice.

Constitutional Issues In Federal Management Of Domestic Terrorism Incidents

Author : James McDonnell
ISBN : 9780595316281
Genre : History
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A comprehensive analysis of how America's national security strategies and the management of terrorism activities evolved. Prior to September 11, 2001 most terrorism discussions were held by a small group of people behind locked doors. Policies were written but never codified into law, programs were started and not completed and information sharing was not part of the plan. McDonnell recommended new legislation that would require counterterrorism programs move from the federal realm to a national program that includes governors and local law enforcement. The work predates the creation of the Department of Homeland Security and provides the reader an opportunity to understand the challenges facing America's leaders as they cope with the threat of domestic terrorism.

Combating Terrorism Issues To Be Resolved To Improve Counterterrorism Operations Report To Congressional Requesters

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ISBN : 9781428973527
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Combating Terrorism Selected Challenges And Related Recommendations Report To Congressional Requesters

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ISBN : 9781428946644
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The Domestic Terrorist Threat

Author : Jerome Bjelopera
ISBN : 1503020924
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The emphasis of counterterrorism policy in the United States since Al Qaeda's attacks of September 11, 2001 (9/11) has been on jihadist terrorism. However, in the last decade, domestic terrorists-people who commit crimes within the homeland and draw inspiration from U.S.-based extremist ideologies and movements-have killed American citizens and damaged property across the country. Not all of these criminals have been prosecuted under terrorism statutes. This latter point is not meant to imply that domestic terrorists should be taken any less seriously than other terrorists.

Combating Terrorism

Author : Mark E. Gebicke
ISBN : 0756702321
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This report is an unclassified summary of the Feb. 1999 report to the U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Armed Services on interagency counterterrorist operations. Specifically, it examines how agencies work together in counterterrorist operations & special events; strengths & weaknesses of international & domestic counterterrorist exercises; & agency & interagency processes to capture & share lessons learned. The report includes a statement on growth in federal counterterrorism programs delivered by Mark E. Gebicke, Director, National Security Preparedness Issues, National Security & International Affairs Division, GAO.

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