Terrorism Within Comparative International Context: The Counter-Terrorism Response and Preparedness

Terrorism Within Comparative International Context: The Counter-Terrorism Response and Preparedness

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ISBN-13: 9781489983831
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 09/06/2014
Edition description: 2009
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

M.R. Haberfeld is a Professor of Police Science in the Department of Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City. She was born in Poland and immigrated to Israel as a teenager. Prior to coming to John Jay, she served in Israeli Defense Forces, in a counter-terrorist unit and left the army at the rank of a Sergeant; she then joined the Israel National Police, and left the force at the rank of Lieutenant. She also worked for the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, in the New York Field Office, as a special consultant. She holds two Bachelor of Art degrees, two Master degrees, and a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice. Her main interests and expertise are in the area of police training and professional development, with particular emphasis on: police ethics, integrity, leadership, counter-terrorism and use of force in multicultural environments. Her recent publications include a book on police training, titled Critical Issues in Police Training (2002), a co-edited book titled Contours of Police Integrity (2004) Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement, the International Volume (2005) Police Leadership (2005), a co-authored book titled Enhancing Police Integrity (2006) and a co-edited book on Comparative Policing: The Struggle for Democratization (2007). She is currently completing a co-edited book, A New Understanding of Terrorism: Case Studies and Analysis (forthcoming fall, 2008). She also recently co-authored two articles on counter-terrorist response: "Proper Proactive Training to Terrorist Presence and Operations in Friendly Urban Environments", in Understanding and Responding to the Terrorism Phenomenon – A Multi-Dimensional Perspective (2007) and "Police Activities to Counter Terrorism: What We Know and What We Need to Know" (forthcoming Fall, 2008). For the past seven years (2001-2008), she has been involved in developing, coordinating and teaching in a special training program for the New York City Police Department, where she teaches courses in police ethics, leadership and counter-terrorism. Currently, she is also an Academic Coordinator of the Law Enforcement Executive Police Institute for the State of New York, where she oversees the delivery of the training modules and teaches leadership courses. She is involved in two major research studies, one on Use of Force by the Police in 10 different countries, and the other Counter-Terrorism police training response post 9/11, which also involves comparative studies of a number of countries around the world.

Dr. Joseph King received his Ph.D. from CUNY. His doctoral dissertation was on the history, development and centralization of the police in the United Kingdom and the United States. He served for 33 years as the Supervisory Special Agent in Charge of the Terrorist and Middle East Division, US Customs, NY and 2 years as Chief, National Security Section, DHS, NY. He has extensive Criminal Investigative, Undercover, and Court testimonial experience in the European Union and the Middle East. He joined John Jay College in September, 2003 in the Department of Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration. The works published by Dr. King include, The Development of Modern Police History in the United Kingdom and the United States, Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellon Press (2004). "Police Unions" in the Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement, Sage Publications: Thousand Oaks, CA, 2005. "US Customs Service" in the Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement, Sage Publications: Thousand Oaks, CA, 2005. "Observation on Border Interdiction and Ireland’s integration into the EC," Security Journal, Vol. 11, No. 3, 1998. "Reorganization of Irish Customs and the Single Market Agreements of the European Economic Community." Paper presented to the McCabe Foundation, Dublin, Ireland, March 1998. "Case Study of Iraj Bami Rafies (Iranian Weapons Trafficking in the U.S.)." Transnational Crime: Investigative Responses. Office of International Criminal Justice: Chicago, 1989. "The United Kingdom Police Strikes of 1918 – 1919." Police Studies, 11, 3, Fall, 1988. "Mounting an Undercover Operation" International Terrorism: The Domestic Response. Office of International Criminal Justice: Chicago, 1987. Dr. King has lectured at the Garda National College, Tempelmore, Ireland and the Command College, Bramshill, UK.

Charles Lieberman is a full-time substitute lecturer in the Department of Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City. He served in the NYPD, with more than 11 years assigned to investigative duties. During his time as a member of NYPD, he was involved in the response to numerous significant events, including both attacks on the World Trade Center (1993, 2001) and the anthrax incident at Rockefeller Center. Charles served as an undercover operative in the NYPD for more than 3 years, and in 1995, trained with the Metropolitan Police in London, participating in their Specialist Operations Training Course, which involved long-term undercover operations. For the last 10 years of his career, he worked in various communities in NYC as a detective, investigating all types of criminal activity, including homicide, robbery, burglary, narcotics, kidnapping, and "white-collar" crime. In 2005, after 15 years, he retired as a detective and entered academia. In 2004, he entered the Criminal Justice Doctoral Program at the City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate Center (GC) and is ABD. He is currently completing his dissertation thesis focuses on the role local communities in the United States can and should play in combating the home-grown terrorist activities. He is expected to defend his dissertation in the Fall of 2008.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Chapter 1. Introduction

Chapter 2: The Comparative Approach to Counter-Terrorism


Section 1. Countering Terrorism with Community Oriented Policing?

Chapter 3: Methodology


Section 1. Qualitative versus Quantitative Data Collection

Section 2. Focus Groups

Chapter 4: United Kingdom and Ireland


Section 1. History

Section 2. Terrorism

Section 3. United Kingdom Law Enforcement

Section 3a. Ireland Law Enforcement

Section 4. United Kingdom Field Research

Section 4a. Ireland Field Research

Chapter 5: The Kingdom of the Netherlands (Koninkrijk der Nederlanden)


Section 1. History

Section 2. Terrorism

Section 3. Law Enforcement

Section 4. Field Research

Chapter 6: The Kingdom of Spain (Rieno de España)


Section 1. History

Section 2. Terrorism

Section 3. Law Enforcement

Section 4. Field Research

Chapter 7: The Kingdom of Sweden (Konungariket Sverige)


Section 1. History

Section 2. Terrorism

Section 3. Law Enforcement

Section 4. Field Research

Chapter 8: Republic of Turkey (Turkiye Cumhuriyeti)


Section 1. History

Section 2. Terrorism

Section 3. Law Enforcement

Section 4. Field Research

Chapter 9: Germany


Section 1. History

Section 2. Terrorism

Section 3. Law Enforcement

Section 4. Field Research

Chapter 10: United States


Section 1. History

Section 2. Terrorism

Section 3. Law Enforcement

Section 4. Field Research

Chapter 11: Best Practices – Lessons we Learned


Section 1. Intelligence File

Section 2. Investigation/Interrogation Techniques

Chapter 12: Best Practices – Lessons to be Learned


Section 1. Conclusion

Section 2. Outline of a C-T Training Module

Appendix A: IRB Approved Consent Form

Appendix B: IRB Review Form

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