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Training Police in Counterintelligence to Combat Domestic Terrorism

By Christopher J. Brewer

Communication and information sharing is at the center of counterintelligence efforts. With the growing threat of domestic terrorism, it's now more important than ever for CI techniques to be used by all levels of law enforcement and not just federal agencies. This is how local and state level police can play a vital role in contributing to our nation's security.

Teamwork that Protects the Nation

The ability of the intelligence community (IC) to protect the nation is largely the product of strong teamwork. Team decision-making improves the effectiveness of intelligence practices that depend on team members sharing information, brainstorming ideas, addressing conflict, and reaching a compromise as a unit.

While individuals can be trained as analysts to forecast events, team decision-making yields more accurate results than the work of individual forecasters, an outcome AMU professor Valerie Davis can affirm based upon her 30 years of intelligence experience. Learn more about how teamwork contributes to the intelligence cycle.