The Terrorism White Paper Series
PERF will produce a series of five white papers to address local law enforcement’s concerns in preventing and preparing for terrorist acts, even as they maintain their community policing and traditional law enforcement duties.
Protecting Your Community from Terrorism: Strategies for Local Law Enforcement
Volume 1: Improving Local-Federal Partnerships
Volume 2: Working with Diverse Communities
Volume 3: Preparing for and Responding to Bioterrorism
Volume 4: Intelligence and Information Sharing
Volume 5: Partnerships to Promote Homeland Security
Volume 6: Partnering for Preparation and Response to Critical Incidents
The COPS Office has supported this PERF initiative to produce practical advice for resolving immediate problems related to local law enforcement’s new counter terrorism role, as well as a framework to guide the profession for the next three to five years.