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Advanced Terrorism Studies for Law Enforecement

Hours: 16
Tuition: $99.00

This course will provide students an opportunity to explore the ideological and Religious complexities of global terrorist movements, as well as insights into counterterrorism strategies at the national level. This course will explain how to assess the implications of these evolving threats within the United States, and counterterrorism strategies for law enforcement professionals. This course will focus on contextual understanding of terrorism, the evolution and nature of contemporary terrorism, and the relationship between national counterterrorism strategy and local law enforcement partnerships. These concepts will be explored through classroom lectures as well as through simulated incidents within the “street scene” in the Homeland Security Education Center at the College of DuPage. Successful completion of this continuing education course will result in a certification of completion from the Homeland Security Training Institute. Learn how to identify and deal with the complexities of terrorist organizations and motivations and contemporary
counterterrorism applications.

• Learn the definitions, motivations, purposes, and the current state of terrorism within
the US and abroad.

• Gain an understanding of the roles of radicalization and mobilization that are driving
contemporary terrorist movements.

• Identify challenges for law enforcement and the intelligence community in identifying,
disrupting, and preventing future attacks.

• Explore case studies to examine the trends and implications of terror plots both
in the United States and other countries around the globe.

• Evaluate current organizational strategies and policies in combating terrorism and
perspectives on addressing these issues and how they translate to local law enforcement.

• Terrorist Incident Scenario in “street scene” at the Homeland Security Education Center
will provide a hands-on training practical response.

**Cancellations for this class must be received by SLEA 35 days prior to the start of the program in order to avoid being billed!**

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Jim Kempinski
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