Information warfare is now being waged in political, social, and commercial arenas. Today's analysts must understand new and emerging techniques that are being used to manipulate open-source information.
By Erik Kleinsmith
Fake news and propaganda are nothing new, but we all need to make more of an effort to evaluate our media sources. Although we need to be careful when navigating untrustworthy sites, here's why intelligence analysts shouldn't disregard them.
By Erik Kleinsmith
The presidential election has shown us that the news we consume on a daily basis is often riddled with bias and untrustworthy reporting. Learn how a map of today's media landscape can help intelligence analysts navigate the inaccuracies, biases and fake news stories.
By Anthony Mangeri
Emergency managers must be able to effectively inform the public during times of crisis. Learn how emergency managers develop relationships and build trust and credibility with media outlets before an incident or disaster.
Some of us in law enforcement remember when high-speed pursuits were the order of the day. Patrol cars with powerful engines, great tires, and tuned suspensions were a warning to anyone who thought about trying to run from the police. Pursuits that involved police from multiple jurisdictions and covered long distances were fairly common.
Then, something happened.
Learn more about how public perception has driven change in policing and the battle currently being fought about police use of force.
By Leischen Stelter
No community, large or small, is immune to mass casualty events. During an educational session at the 120th annual International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) in Orlando, Florida law enforcement leaders who have experienced mass casualty events shared their experiences in an effort to help other communities prepare.
By Leischen Stelter, American Military University
As tension and violence continued to escalate this past weekend in Ferguson, Missouri, there remains intense scrutiny about the response by police. Some vocal critics, like Missouri state Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal, accuse the department of being heavy-handed by using tear gas and other crowd disbursement techniques on peaceful protestors.