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The State of American Law Enforcement - Stopping the Next 9/11

September 1, 2008

Experts say you deserve praise for being willing to withstand ridicule and even let bad guys win in court to prevent attacks. "If you ask me what law enforcement has done best since 9/11 is that they are stopping these plots in the beginning stages before they go operational," says E.J. Kimball, managing director of terrorism expert Steven Emerson's Investigative Project on Terrorism.

Salt Lake City PD's Meth Initiative

July 1, 2006

Salt Lake City PD created the Methamphetamine Initiative, which brings together more than 30 public and private agencies to address drug rehab and meth-related property crimes, enhanced prosecution, environmental hazards and, of course, child endangerment issues.

Boise (Idaho) Police Department

January 1, 2006

Clearly, the city needed to pay more attention to recreation on and around the river. In response, over the span of several years, Boise PD added four more full-time bike officers as well as eight school resource officers.

How to Start an SRO Program

October 1, 2004

School resource officers serve as important liaisons between police departments and local schools.

How to Work with the Feds

September 1, 2004

If federal agencies have problems cooperating and sharing information, how can local law enforcement work with them? The answers are certainly not simple, and may depend on just who is doing the answering.

Strategic Modeling

May 1, 2004

L.A. County's Terrorism Early Warning group was the brainchild of two L.A. Sheriff's Department officers who saw a threat in the rhetoric of a then little-known Islamist radical named Bin Laden. It was August 1996 and Osama had just issued his first fatwa, urging his followers to conduct global terrorist attacks against the United States and its citizens.

Federal Aid

May 1, 2004

Improved cooperation between Marshals and local cops is the goal of a new federal initiative that was established after 9/11.

Head of the Class

April 1, 2004

The Center's mission is to provide no-cost counterdrug training and education to law enforcement and drug demand reduction specialists across the 18 northeastern United States spanning Maine to Virginia and west to Wisconsin.

When the Lights Went Out

February 1, 2004

By most accounts, the great Northeast blackout of 2003 turned out to be a successful training exercise in post-9/11 emergency procedures for local police departments.

The California Wildfires

January 1, 2004

Last fall, the map of Southern California looked like that map of Nevada that goes up in flames at the start of old “Bonanza” TV reruns. On the front lines with county firefighters, law enforcement officials—particularly county sheriff’s department personnel—played a key role in protecting citizens threatened by the inferno.

How to Start an Air Support Unit

October 1, 2003

When an agency evaluates the concept of creating an air support unit, there is always someone at the tip of the spear.

How to...Buy a Mobile Command Unit

August 1, 2003

They may seem like big, expensive hunks of metal on wheels, but many agencies have come to realize that mobile command vehicles offer many advantages for the cost.

Starting from Scratch

March 1, 2003

Founding a police department is a challenge that not many people would want to assume. But that's the task that faced the civic leaders of Federal Way, Washington.

How to...Start a SWAT Team

March 1, 2003

Somewhere between the images, the perceptions, and accusations lies a truth: If ever an entity embodied the philosophy of "hope for the best, but plan for the worst," it is the SWAT unit.

Melee in Memphis

November 1, 2002

Violent, pre-fight media melees, profane press conferences, and the illegal out-of-the-ring antics of superstars seem to be the only way to get the sports fan's attention these days.

Defense Dollars

October 1, 2002

Most cities and counties have increased police and fire funding since 9-11, but in many cases, budget bumps can barely meet newly established needs.

Fools Rush In

September 1, 2002

Then you see them, casualties. Many of them, grotesquely motionless, obscured by the low hanging mist.

9/11: Port Authority Police Department

September 1, 2002

Thirty-seven. That's how many New York/New Jersey Port Authority Police officers came to work on Sept. 11, 2001, and never went home. More than 2 percent of the agency's complement of 1,400 was killed in the attack, and to add insult to extreme injury, its headquarters were on the 67th floor of 1 World Trade Center.

Stopping the Flow

April 1, 2002

Combined Agencies for Narcotics Enforcement (CANE) was started in September 1987 as a vehicle to target mid- and upper-level narcotics dealers working in and around Montgomery County, Ohio.

Teamwork

March 1, 2002

When a terrorist attack really happens, these men need to know how to work together, or people will get killed. This is not a game.

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