Traditionally, law enforcement agencies react to isolated crimes in insulated jurisdictions. With the rise of terrorism, law enforcement agencies can no longer afford to operate blindly. The only way to maintain an edge on this nebulous and insidious enemy is through proactive intervention. Law enforcement must gather good raw data, transform it through trained analysis, and communicate high quality intelligence to every relevant agency.
Extensively updated and expanded, Terrorism and Organized Hate Crime, Second Edition prepares law enforcement analysts and administrators in the fight against terrorism. The author draws from his substantial experience in analytical intelligence, both in the field and as a nationally recognized instructor. Packed with new case studies and detailed scenarios, the book illustrates the best ways to learn from previous attacks. It stresses the importance of producing high quality, usable intelligence from raw data, and teaches proven methods of interpreting that intelligence to anticipate terrorist behavior.
New in the Second Edition:Examines religious connections between Islamic Sects and extremist organizations such as Hamas, Hezbollah, Wahhabii organizations, and the Muslim BrotherhoodOutlines methodology and parameters of intelligence gathering by focusing on pre incident indicators used to anticipate and identify behavior patternsHighlights the vulnerability of transportation systems including planes, trains, ships, and personal vehiclesExplains how modern technology and the Internet are exploited by terrorists and used by law enforcement to track themUpdates a glossary of terrorist terminology with Cyber and Islamic terms
Terrorism and Organized Hate Crime, Second Edition provides the necessary framework for law enforcement and intelligence agencies to make fact-based assessments and implement dynamic and flexible strategies to combat the multifaceted nature of local, regional, national, and international terrorism.