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Terrorism (CRIJ 3308)

Term: 2019-2020 Academic Year Spring


Melody D. Threadcraft
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Gregory L. Bosworth
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Tue-Thu, 9:30 AM - 10:50 AM (1/7/2020 - 5/1/2020) Location: MAIN MEYER M-6


This module examines the growing range of threats from improvised explosive devices as the terrorist weapon of choice in military and civilian arenas and how they are dealt with and prevented by bomb squads, first-responders, and security and intelligence services in selected countries. The module introduces the history of IEDs and the techniques of groups and ?lone wolf? individuals before considering countermeasures.

This is a Junior level course. Prerequisites: CRIJ 1301 Intro to CJ; CRIJ 1307 Crime in America; CRIJ 2314 Investigations; CRIJ 2328 Police Systems. The course is 3 hours long.