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Full – Closed for registration on 1/9/19

The New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness, New Jersey State Police, along with the Ocean County Police Academy will sponsor a one-day seminar titled: “Counterterrorism Awareness for Public Safety and Understanding Islam and Islamic Culture”. There is no cost to attend this seminar.

Counterterrorism Awareness for Public Safety
Created in response to the New Jersey Attorney General’s Directive 2004-3. The topics covered include: International Terrorism, Domestic Terrorism, Terrorism Financing, Officer Safety, New Jersey Suspicious Activity Reporting System, and the Terrorist Screening Center.

Understanding Islam and Islamic Culture
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.

This briefing is for law enforcement, security, and public safety related professions only.