Design & Implementation of Community Based Counter-Terrorism
This specialist programme will emphasise on the need for policy makers and practitioners to reflect on the usefulness of recent initiatives that they are engaged with, particularly in relation to how community-targeted or focused they are.
It will cover very recent developments, relevant legislation and case studies, as well as the “CONTEST 2” Counter-Terrorism strategy and security planning for the recent 2012 Olympic Games.
It is a must attend programme for all policy makers and public sector practitioners responsible for developing and implementing policing strategies for the ever entwining notion of terrorism and its crime.
- Gain knowledge of the history of terrorism, countering terrorism, policing terrorism, international counter-terrorism policing, legislative and procedural contents in terrorism and understand some of the economic and political criteria for engagement and partnership in counter terrorism.
- Understand the alliances between policing and other agencies involved in counter terrorism, and be aware of global strategies of involving young persons in counter terrorism context.
- Be aware of the various code of practices in policing terrorism and the enabling international laws; and gain basic knowledge of the psychology of religion, theology, terrorist ideologies, beliefs and motivation.
- Be aware of basics of gender within the terrorism context and understand new strategies in aviation and maritime terrorism and security; and be aware of the various radicalisation and deradicalisation techniques and countering mechanisms.
- Become better aware of the new trends in cyberterrorism; its widespread use and international strategies that have been developed to counter it ad emerging schemes under development.
Who should attend
This programme is recommended for law enforcement agents at national and regional levels; Chief Judges and magistrates; senior police officers, policy makers, members of houses of assembly / parliamentarians and other policy makers with security and counter terrorism responsibilities.