Insider Threats in American Law Enforcement

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Tuesday, March 30, 2021


UA may submit one application.

Through this solicitation, SS-TC aims to assist in the development of science-based policy, programs, and technologies in support of the DHS Strategic Plan 2020-20241; specifically, Goal 1 (Counter-Terrorism and Homeland Security Threats) and Goal 5 (Strengthen Preparedness and Resilience). This solicitation is also in support of the 2020 Strategic Framework for Countering Terrorism and Targeted Violence. Objectives of this effort will identify high-quality data to understand the risks posed to the United States by the potential for violent extremist organizations or lone actors to infiltrate law enforcement agencies (LEAs) and other government institutions. Findings from this research activity aim to provide a comprehensive understanding of insider threats drawn from historical precedent, existing practices and policies, and training.

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