Intelligence/Counter Intelligence

  • Suspected terrorist, what now?

    Editor's Note: To schedule a specialized training session for your unit or to speak with the TSC’s outreach office, contact Terry Wyllie at 571-350-4106.   A simple phone call is all that’s required for officers to verify whether an...

    Article • January 13th, 2012

  • Bullycide: Suicide as a Result of Bullying

    While it is now well known that bullying is very damaging to its victims, it is still not generally considered to be a serious issue. Throughout time immemorial victims have been told to "toughen up," "stop whining," to "get a thicker skin" or to “fight...

    Article • January 11th, 2012

  • Zip It or Loose It

    Last month I noted the protestors here in our country are protected by the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, state constitutions, in addition to copious case law. It’s nice to be a private citizen.

    Article • December 28th, 2011

  • The First Amendment in Action

    I think our Founding Fathers would be thrilled to see tens of thousands of Americans (remember they were the first to call themselves “Americans” as British Colonists) protesting with protection.

    Article • November 30th, 2011

  • The Informed Crimefighter

    Local news is a good way to find what your community is concerned about. Make sure you read the newspaper(s) that cover the community you work in, especially if you don’t live in the immediate area.

    Article • November 17th, 2011

  • Turn the pages on SWAT

    On Aug. 1, 1966, a married 25-year-old former U.S. Marine and college student climbed to the observation deck of the campus tower at the University of Texas at Austin and opened fire on the crowd below. Charles Whitman, a clean-cut blond engineering...

    Article • November 14th, 2011

  • A Letter to an Officer’s Wife

    Be patient. Be kind. Remember the man under the uniform. This new label, “cop” doesn’t define him although it does alter him.

    Article • November 11th, 2011

  • MANPADS: Worse Now Than 9/11

    The acronym MANPAD means “Man Portable Air Defense System”. It was meant to level the playing field between the average infantry troop walking on a battlefield carrying 80lbs of kit and the fighter jock, in a multi-million dollar high tech aircraft...

    Article • November 4th, 2011

  • Gauging Our Nation's Defenses

    There is still a huge stumbling block when it comes to first responders being able to communicate with each other.

    Article • October 4th, 2011

  • Where Were You On 9/11?

    At around 0900 hours, the first of several pages went off in the classroom. Those receiving them never said a word, but just hurriedly exited their seats and tore out of the parking lot presumably headed back to their PD.

    Article • September 14th, 2011

  • The maturing of fusion centers

    In years past, “fusion” maybe didn’t mean much to law enforcement. It was more of a nuclear physics term, a word used to describe technology, or a maybe a name for a dance club or the music played inside. “Fusion” didn’t start working its...

    Article • September 12th, 2011

  • Growth rings

    Our community celebrates an uninvited anniversary this month. By this anniversary, we’ve almost passed as many days as there were victims who died as a result of 9/11, including those in the Pentagon, in the World Trade Center buildings and in the...

    Article • September 12th, 2011

  • Community Policing or Homeland Security: Sophie’s Choice for Police?

    On Sept. 12, 2001, the Dearborn, Mich., Police Department put officers on 12-hour shifts for the first time in years. The purpose was so police could provide extra patrol around mosques, the Arab-American business district and schools with the largest...

    Article • September 12th, 2011

  • To bring the 9/11 victims to rest

    Our community celebrates an uninvited anniversary this month. By this anniversary, we’ve almost passed as many days as there were victims who died as a result of 9/11, including those in the Pentagon, in the World Trade Center buildings and in the...

    Article • September 12th, 2011

  • It Has Always Been True

    When our nation recovered from the sucker punch of September 11th we turned to our valiant warriors to defend our homeland and neutralize our enemies on foreign soil.

    Article • September 9th, 2011

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