Intelligence/Counter Intelligence

  • iWATCH For All Of Us

    We have to get it right every time; the terrorists only have to get it right once.

    Article • October 14th, 2009

  • BioTerrorism 101

    When I called the fire chief, he said that was our problem and visa versa. Who could blame the first responders for not knowing how to handle an incident of mass destruction?

    Article • September 28th, 2009

  • Active Shooter / Rapid Response DVD

    It is imperative that law enforcement professionals in every state and territory - and indeed, anywhere we have a military outpost in the world with a civilian population - understand the proper tactics and techniques to respond to such attacks / events.

    Article • September 18th, 2009

  • Seeing past the hard stuff

          According to an announcement released late June, American Science & Engineering (AS&E) reports the success of its Z Backscatter Van (ZBV) with over 400 sales in 46 countries. Its use varies "from seizures of large quantities of drugs, to the...

    Article • September 1st, 2009

  • Car Bombs

    All the training and knowledge accumulation in the world will not keep you or your community safe if you or your agency suffers from the it won't happen here mindset. Threat recognition begins with realization leading to actualization.

    Article • August 24th, 2009

  • All together now

              As a law enforcement officer, you'll often find yourself working together with EMS and fire professionals. Whether it be a car accident or a school shooting, everyone must coordinate quickly and smoothly under the stress of a dangerous...

    Article • August 1st, 2009

  • Homicide Bombers

    Terrorists will continue to use what works. Their past behavior dictates that in homicide bombings, IEDs and VBIEDs are their death devices of choice, but they will modify target preferences based on susceptibleness.

    Article • July 27th, 2009

  • Bridging the gaps with technology, analysis

         Information sharing between the various levels of federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies has historically been problematic. Both human and technological shortcomings have been blamed for the lack of meaningful sharing. The slow...

    Article • July 1st, 2009

  • Stopping the Killers

    The terrorism threat hasn't changed. This is still an active war. Although our nation has not been successfully attacked within the last eight years, doesn't mean we are not at risk.

    Article • June 22nd, 2009

  • Running amok

    Law enforcement agencies reach across borders to teach tactics and better combat mass violence

    Article • June 1st, 2009

  • Sighting in swatting

    Agencies place prank-calling perpetrators in the crosshairs

    Article • May 1st, 2009

  • The RadTruck stops here

    SUV-mounted radiation detection monitors take counterterrorism to the streets

    Article • May 1st, 2009

  • Police behaving predictably: The other enemy

         At 3 p.m. on a Saturday in June 2007, an SUV loaded with propane canisters was deliberately driven into the glass entrance doors of the main airport terminal at Scotland's Glasgow International Airport and set ablaze. The canisters did not...

    Article • February 1st, 2009

  • The numbers don't lie

         The initial numbers are indelible: 8:46 a.m. and 9:02 a.m. The time the burning towers stood: 56 minutes and 102 minutes. The time they took to fall: 12 seconds. From there, they ripple out, reports New York Magazine about the September 11...

    Article • November 1st, 2008

  • Talking to tipsters

    Web sites and text messages allow valuable, anonymous communication

    Article • November 1st, 2008

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