State and Local Law Enforcement: Contributions to Terrorism Prevention

McCormack, Wiliam
March 2009
FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin;Mar2009, Vol. 78 Issue 3, p1
The article focuses on the contributions of state and local law enforcement in the U.S. in preventing terrorism. Terrorism prevention is a long-standing mandate of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and that there around 800,000 sate and local enforcement officers, who are reportedly leading such mission. The author stresses that there are international as well as domestic terrorists, who have contact with officers in the country's rural regions.


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