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NCJ Number: 77152 Find in a Library
Title: Clandestine Tactics and Technology - A Technical and Background Intelligence Data Service, - Volume 4
Corporate Author: International Assoc of Chiefs of Police
Bureau of Operations and Research
United States of America
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 468
Sponsoring Agency: International Assoc of Chiefs of Police
Alexandria, VA 22314
International Assoc of Chiefs of Police
Arlington, VA 22201
Sale Source: International Assoc of Chiefs of Police
44 Canal Center Plaza, Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314
United States of America
Type: Bibliography
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Designed to provide police executives and their operating personnel with technical intelligence data about terrorists' illegal tactics and equipment, this volume evaluates countermeasure procedures and hardware.
Abstract: Update reports discuss nuclear power foes and actions taken against operating nuclear plants, the U.S. Labor Party, crisis management, terrorist and revolutionary organizations around the world, the Weathermen, and the New World Liberation Front (NWLF). Also examined are such topics as the potential for increased terrorism in the United States, the threat from the right, the Ku Klux Klan, neo-Nazi organizations in the United States, antiterrorism and West German police operations, the West German antiterrorist computer network, prison control measures, the effect of terrorism on the media, the public demand to know, and terrorism in Italy during 1978. Technical notes analyze the clandestine use of chemical or biological weapons and the objectives and operations of antiterrorism, and examine the diffusion of transnational terrorism. In addition, tactic and countermeasure briefs review the prevention of aerial piracy in the United States from 1972-78, the anatomy of nonterritorial terrorism, and target analysis, including the techniques and practices of terrorist groups. A section on group and area studies includes obervations on Palestinian terror and tactics, techniques of transnational terrorism, and an investigation of terrorist activities. The volume also contains a bomb summary for 1976 and a report on how governments should face terrorist threats, including an analysis of threat assessment and risk taking, a description of hardening the target, and a discussion of incident management and damage limitation. Footnotes, diagrams, tables, and appendixes are provided. A selective bibliography presents approximately 170 publications from the 1970's. For separate sections of this report, see NCJ 76481-90. For other volumes in this series, see NCJ 77150-51 and 77153.
Index Term(s): Aircraft hijacking; Bombings; Counter-terrorism intelligence; Counter-terrorism tactics; Crisis management; Fascism; Female revolutionaries; Germany; Italy; Kidnapping; Ku Klux Klan (KKK); Personal Security/Self Protection; Physical crime prevention; Political impact of terrorism; Political offenders; Psychological warfare; Revolutionary or terrorist groups; Terrorist tactics; Threat assessment; United States of America; Urban guerrilla warfare
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