The New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness along with the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office will sponsor a one-day seminar titled: “Counterterrorism Awareness for Law Enforcement and Understanding Islam and Islamic Culture”. There is no cost to attend this seminar.
Counterterrorism Awareness for Law Enforcement
Was created in response to the New Jersey Attorney General’s Law Enforcement Directive 2004-3, that mandates counterterrorism awareness training for all law enforcement officers in the state of New Jersey. The topics covered include: International Terrorism, Domestic Terrorism, Officer Safety, New Jersey Suspicious Activity Reporting System, and the Terrorist Screening Center.
Understanding Islam and Islamic Culture
Was created in response to the growing and diverse populations in the State of New Jersey. The topics covered include: Islamic history, geographic understanding of the Middle East, comparative religion, Islamic sects including Shia, articles of belief, Islamic Law, role of women, Pillars of Islam, Arab culture, Arab politics, and interviewing techniques.
This briefing is for law enforcement, security, and public safety related professions only.