Counterterrorism Awareness for Law Enforcement and Understanding Islam and Arab Culture

  • Middlesex County, NJ

The New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness along with the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office will sponsor a one-day seminar titled: “Counterterrorism Awareness for Law Enforcement and Understanding Islam and Arab Culture” 

COST: None, but please preregister as seating is limited.

DESCRIPTION

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 Arab 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.

TARGET AUDIENCE

This training is for sworn law enforcement officers only. 

REGISTRATION/POINT OF CONTACT

Participation in the class is by INVITATION only. For questions or registration, please email the point of contact Michael Urbanski at MUrbanski@njohsp.gov or call 609-588-2128.