Preventing Terrorism and Violent Extremism

Paperback | May 17, 2014

byAndrew Staniforth

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Providing you with an accessible and authoritative guide to neighbourhood policing and the counter-terrorism measures available to police officers, Preventing Terrorism and Violent Extremism presents the tools and operational know-how needed to tackle the range of threats to both nationalsecurity and community safety. This book places counter-terrorism policing within the setting of everyday operations, allowing you to assess how provisions under CONTEST 3 and Prevent can be incorporated into day-to-day neighbourhood policing tasks and patrols. With case studies offering a range of common scenarios, clearexplanations of national policy, and detailed coverage of anti-terror powers and procedures, Preventing Terrorism and Violent Extremism will support you and your colleagues through the complexities and challenges of delivering successful community policing. Definitions of the concepts andclassifications of terrorism, as well as summaries of extremist motivations supply background and context to the current status of UK national security, while detailed translations of the law and official guidance surrounding counter-terrorism provides both the practical and theoretical underpinningrequired for clear interpretation and application of such powers.

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Providing you with an accessible and authoritative guide to neighbourhood policing and the counter-terrorism measures available to police officers, Preventing Terrorism and Violent Extremism presents the tools and operational know-how needed to tackle the range of threats to both nationalsecurity and community safety. This book pla...

Dr Andrew J. Staniforth is a serving police Detective Inspector and Senior Research Fellow and Associate Lecturer at the Centre of Excellence in Terrorism, Resilience, Intelligence and Organized Crime Research (CENTRIC). A qualified teacher and former Special Branch detective and counter-terrorism practitioner, Andrew is the author of ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:376 pagesPublished:May 17, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198705794

ISBN - 13:9780198705796

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Table of Contents

1. Policing terrorism and violent extremism2. Terrorist threats to the United Kingdom3. Concept of terrorism and extremism4. Terrorist and extremist methodology5. Counter-terrorism strategies6. Pursuing terrorists and extremists7. Anti-terrorism legislation8. Terrorism offences9. Preventing terrorism and extremism10. Radicalisation and recruitment11. Neighbourhood policing12. A need to know13. Future challenges