Planning and Intervention for Gangs, Hate, and Terrorist Groups in Rural Jails and Prisons
MGT 401 Planning and Intervention for Gangs, Hate, and Terrorist Groups in Rural Jails and Prisons focuses on rural correctional facilities as unique environments for threat group recruitment and radicalization. The course provides valuable information about information sharing with fusion centers and helps participants develop policies for utilizing Suspicious Activity Reports in accordance with the Department of Homeland Security’s Information Sharing Initiative.
Two case studies and a tabletop exercise embedded in the course are designed to emphasize to students the urgency of threat group recruitment in rural jails and prisons, to illustrate the mechanisms by which recruitment and radicalization occur, and to explore the roles of various agencies in gathering and sharing operational information.
This tuition-free course is targeted toward rural detention officers, jailors, correction officers, public safety and law enforcement officers, fusion center intelligence analysts, as well as government officials who are engaged with corrections.
Topics covered include but are not limited to:
Gang, hate group, and terrorist group operations in rural jails and prisons;
Threat group recruitment and radicalization
The role of fusion centers, and the Nationwide Suspicious Activity Reporting Initiative
Policy creation for radicalization and recruitment in rural jails and prisons
*Please note all foreign nationals need to complete a Department of Homeland Security Foreign National Visitor Request Form in order to attend this course.