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NCCU Institute Receives Homeland Security Grant

April 22, 2016
The North Carolina Central University (NCCU) Institute for Homeland Security and Workforce Development has received a $171,000 subcontract from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Through the initiative, NCCU faculty and staff members will develop two courses used to assist rural areas and small communities...

Community Threat Group Identification, Assessment and Information Reporting for Rural Law Enforcement Officers

March 3, 2016
This course takes a comprehensive approach to examining threat groups in rural communities, with a particular focus on the nexus of gangs, hate groups, domestic and international terrorist organizations as they converge for the purposes of criminal enterprise. 

Planning & Intervention for Gangs, Hate & Terrorist Groups in Rural Jails & Prisons

March 3, 2016
This course focuses on rural correctional facilities as unique environments for threat group recruitment and radicalization. The course examines the processes by which recruitment and radicalization occur and proposes methods for strengthening the information gathering and sharing process. 
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