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CSS Hosting National Intelligence Conference

August 28, 2014

Angelo State University’s Center for Security Studies will host a national military and law enforcement intelligence training conference in conjunction with the Houston Police Department (HPD) on Monday, Sept. 22, in Houston.

Titled “Intelligence: Military and Police Challenges and Successes,” the conference is free and open to all interested military and law enforcement members. All local and area military personnel and law enforcement officers are invited to attend.

Conference sessions will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 22 at the HPD Training Academy. Dr. Robert Ehlers, Dr. Jeff Dailey, Dr. James Phelps and Dr. Mark Pullin of the ASU security studies faculty will lead the conference sessions.

Topics to be covered include:

  • The Intelligence Process: Overview, The Intelligence Community, Military and Police Intelligence, Case Illustrations
  • Application of Intelligence: The Capture of Colombian Drug Lord Pablo Escobar
  • Border and Homeland Security Threats: Known Threats, Extremist Ideologies, Homegrown Terrorists, Potential for Martyrdom
  • Police Intelligence: Fusion Center and Suspicious Activity Reports

Hundreds of military and law enforcement officers from around the country are expected to attend the conference. Reservations are encouraged, though walk-ins will be welcome the day of the conference, depending on available seating. The HPD Training Academy is located at 17000 Aldine Westfield Road in Houston, and there is no charge for parking.

For more information on the conference and/or to obtain a registration form, contact the ASU Center for Security Studies at 325-486-6682.