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CONTENTS Preface iii Tables vii Summary ix Survey Results x Case Studies xii Oversight and Links to National Intelligence Activity xiii policy implications xiv Acknowledgements xvii Glossary xix 1. Introduction 1 2. Law Enforcement's Response to 9/11: Survey Results 5 Methods 5 Survey Results 7 Prior Experience With Terrorism-Related Incidents 7 Specialized Terrorism Units 10 Coordination on Intelligence Information-sharing and Investigations 13 Information Sources Law Enforcement Relies Upon 17 Assessment Activities 20 Intelligence Information About The Terrorist Threat 24 What Does the Survey Tell us? 27 3. Organizing for Intelligence: Case Studies of Law Enforcement Agencies 29 Mandate and Guidelines 30 Oversight 33 Structure, Tasks and Costs 34 Personnel and Training 36 Information Sources 38 Communication Within and Among LEAs 42 Findings from Case studies 44 Emerging Issues 46 4: Oversight and Implications 49 Patterns of Surveillance and oversight 49 Expanding Surveillance 52 Approaching an "Ideal" in Intelligence Relations among Levels of Government 55 Mandate and Oversight 55 Sharing Information 56 Analyzing Information 57 5. Policy Implications 59 Resourcing 59 Training 60 Defining the Federal Role 61 Guidance from the Courts 62 References 63 This ¶ is a kludge to fix a bug in MS Word. Don't delete it! TABLES Table 1. Survey Sample and Response Rates 5 Table 2. Reported Terrorist Groups Located Within Jurisdiction 7 Table 3. Reported Frequency of Terrorist Incidents in Past 5 Years 8 Table 4. Law Enforcement Involvement in Terrorist-Related Incident(s) Prior to 9/11 8 Table 5. Percent LEAs Experiencing Terrorist-related Hoaxes or Incidents Following 9/11 9 Table 6. Percent of Law Enforcement Agencies With Specialized Terrorism Units 10 Table 7. Percent of Law Enforcement Agencies with Specialized Terrorism Units Participating In Joint Training Exercises Since 9/11 11 Table 8. Coordination with FBIs Joint Terrorism Task Forces (JTTFs) 14 Table 10. Law Enforcement Agency Participation in Terrorism-related Task Forces 15 Table 11. Perceived Utility of Information Sources Used by Local Law Enforcement Agencies 17 Table 12. Perceived Utility of Information Sources Used by State Law Enforcement Agencies 20 Table 13. Execution of Risk or Threat Assessments 21 Table 14. Execution of Risk or Threat Assessments, by Department Size 22 Table 15. Elements of Law Enforcement Agency Assessments 23 Table 16. Perceptions of Potential Terrorist Targets in Jurisdiction, by Department Size 23 Table 17. Intelligence and Information-Related Support Needs 25 Table 18. Units Responsible for Counterterrorism Intelligence, Case Study Sites 29 Table 19: Federal, State and Local Wiretap Orders, 2000-2003 50
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
War on Terrorism, 2001-.
Terrorism -- Prevention.