An Article Out Loud from the Domestic Preparedness Journal, February 15, 2023.
Examining the trends in political violence, civil unrest, and mass demonstrations, some law enforcement officers are considering new soft-skill approaches like de-escalation and peer intervention and using multiagency exercises to foster a mutual understanding between the agencies throughout the community. This article includes a variety of resources and studies to aid in this effort.
Narrated by Randy Vivian.
Richard Schoeberl, Ph.D., has over 25 years of experience, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC). He served in various positions throughout his career, ranging from a supervisory special agent at the FBI’s headquarters in Washington, D.C., to acting unit chief of the International Terrorism Operations Section at the NCTC. In addition to the FBI and NCTC, he is an author of numerous articles on terrorism and security and has served as a media contributor for Fox News, CNN, PBS, NPR, Al-Jazeera Television, Al Arabiva Television, and Al Hurra. He works with the international nonprofit organization Hope for Justice, combatting human trafficking, and additionally serves as a professor of Homeland Security at The University of Tennessee Southern. He also is an advisor to the Domestic Preparedness Journal.