Domestic Terrorism Conference Series: Exploring the ARTIC with David Westerlind and Kevin Cunningham

In May 2017, NJOHSP hosted over 250 federal, state, and local intelligence and law enforcement, academic, and private-sector partners for the 2nd Annual Domestic Terrorism Conference. The event provided a forum to discuss the threat of extremists and groups aligned with race-based, single-issue, anti-government, and religious ideologies in the United States. Over the next several weeks, you will hear from some of the experts who shared their research and insights at the conference.

Analysis Bureau Chief Dean Baratta sat down with Kevin P. Cunningham and David Westerlind from the US Army Threat Integration Center (ARTIC), to explore the evolving threat landscape against US service members. Tune in as they discuss how the ARTIC is able to provide force protection and situational awareness to the Army in order to deter various criminal and terrorist threats.




Senior Criminal Analyst | US Army Threat Integration Center

David Westerlind is a Senior Criminal Analyst at the US Army Threat Integration Center (ARTIC) with seven years of intelligence and analytical experience. Prior to joining the ARTIC, Mr. Westerlind spent two years on active duty providing strategic intelligence, situational awareness, and threat assessments for the Director and Deputy Director of the Air National Guard. Mr. Westerlind also has 14 years experience in the military and is an all source analyst for the Massachusetts 202nd Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Group.


Senior Analyst | US Army Threat Integration Center

Kevin P. Cunningham is a Senior Analyst at the US Army Threat Integration Center (ARTIC) with eight years of intelligence and analytical experience. Previously, Mr. Cunningham worked as an analyst for the US Army and for the Delaware Valley Intelligence Center (DVIC). He is currently a student in the Pennsylvania State University Masters of Geographic Information Systems program and has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor, Maine. Mr. Cunningham has completed coursework in Military Operations, Criminal Justice, Finance, International Relations, and Urban Development at the University of Pennsylvania, University of Massachusetts, the American Military University, and Cochise College.