Assessing and Managing the Terrorism Threat
, (NCJ 210680), Bureau of Justice Assistance, Joel Leson, September 2005. Presents the essential components of risk assessment and management, including criticality, threat, and vulnerability assessments, countermeasure identification, risk calculation, and critical infrastructure and key asset inventory. This monograph, one of four Promising Practices Briefs from the Post 9-11 Policing Project, discusses the challenging demands on law enforcement to effectively and efficiently collect, assess, disseminate, and act on intelligence information regarding transnational and domestic terrorist threats.
Engaging the Private Sector To Promote Homeland Security: Law Enforcement-Private Security Partnerships
, (NCJ 210678), Bureau of Justice Assistance, Andrew Morabito and Sheldon Greenberg, September 2005. Describes the advantages of law enforcement-private security partnerships in helping to prevent terrorism and terror-related acts and protect the nation’s infrastructure.
This monograph, one of four Promising Practices Briefs from the Post 9-11 Policing Project, reviews the background of law-enforcement-private security partnerships, discusses why these partnerships are important to homeland security, provides nine guidelines for collaboration, and profiles a number of local and regional programs and initiatives, state, and federal programs.
Intelligence-Led Policing: The New Intelligence Architecture
, (NCJ 210681), Bureau of Justice Assistance, Marilyn Peterson, September 2005. Discusses the strengths and pitfalls of traditional intelligence-led policing and the need for fundamental change in the way information is gathered, assessed, and redistributed in the light of new dangers presented by terrorism. This monograph, one of four Promising Practices Briefs from the Post 9-11 Policing Project, elucidates the issues, explains how we got where we are today and what we need to do to improve safety.
Mutual Aid: Multijurisdictional Partnerships for Meeting Regional Threats
, (NCJ 210679), Bureau of Justice Assistance, Phil Lynn, September 2005. Presents numerous examples of the efforts of regions across the country to work in collaborative partnerships across jurisdictions. This monograph, one of four Promising Practices Briefs from the Post 9-11 Policing Project, provides agencies interested in taking a more regional approach to terrorism prevention, preparedness, and response, with varied initiatives upon which to base mutual aid agreement proposals.
Solutions for Safer Communities: Annual Reports to Congress 2006 and 2007
, (NCJ 225799), Bureau of Justice Assistance, 2010. This annual report describes the mission, goals, and structure of the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and the funding and technical assistance that BJA provided to State and local criminal justice systems in fiscal years 2006 and 2007 to support initiatives in every area of the justice system.
BJA 2008 Annual Report to Congress
, (NCJ 228734), Bureau of Justice Assistance, 2010. This annual report describes the mission and goals of the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and the funding and technical assistance that BJA provided to state and local criminal justice systems in fiscal year 2008 to support initiatives in every area of the justice system.
Role of Law Enforcement in Public Health Emergencies: Special Considerations for an All-Hazards Approach
, (NCJ 214333), Bureau of Justice Assistance, September 2006. This report describes the role of law enforcement during public health emergencies, mass vaccinations, voluntary restrictions, and quarantines; securing the perimeter of contaminated areas and securing health care facilities; controlling crowds; investigating scenes of suspected biological terrorism; and protecting national stockpiles of vaccines or other medicines.
Fusion Center Technology Guide
, (NCJ 233419), Bureau of Justice Assistance, April 2009. This report highlights the purpose of the fusion center, to provide an aggregation, analysis, and dissemination point for classified and unclassified data relevant to “all-crimes” and “all-hazards” intelligence approaches.
State and Local Anti-Terrorism Training Program
, (NCJ 192165), Bureau of Justice Assistance, 2002. Discusses the State and Local Anti-Terrorism Training (SLATT) Program, a BJA-funded program that provides training in detecting, investigating, and prosecuting extremist criminal activity.
Role of Information Sharing in Counter-Terrorism Investigation and Prevention: An Interview With Director Richard A. Marquise
, Discussion with Richard A. Marquise, Director of the SLATT® [State and Local Anti-Terrorism Training] Program and former FBI [Federal Bureau of Investigation] agent, about his experience with counter-terrorism prevention and investigation.