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Presentation Spotlight: Understanding the Line Between Criminal Information, Incidents, Investigation, and Intelligence - 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM – October 9 - Session Number 2537

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Fentanyl Safety Recommendations for First Responders

Offering actions that first responders can take to protect themselves from exposure; when exposure occurs; and when they or their partners exhibit signs of intoxication.

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Fentanyl: The Real Deal Video

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Five in 5

The Criminal intelligence Coordinating Council’s (CICC) Five in 5 is a snapshot of law enforcement and criminal intelligence-related articles, resources, and research that may be of interest to CICC members and partners working to improve the nation’s ability to develop and share criminal intelligence. Read the Latest Edition   or   View the Archives

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Benefits and Advantages of Transitioning to the National Incident-Based Reporting System

The UCR Program is actively working to increase NIBRS participation and transitioning the UCR program to a NIBRS-only data collection by January 2021. For more information about the NIBRS transition, contact the NIBRS staff of the FBI's UCR Program via telephone at (304) 625-9999 or email at See case studies at: Minnesota Transition to NIBRS and Georgia's Movement Towards NIBRS

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Alerts Save Lives: A Unified Message Regarding the Need to Support Nationwide Alerts:

This message defines the different alerts types, stresses the import role alerts play in law enforcement and community member safety, and what steps are being taken to further enhance alert processes.

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Below Ten: Combating Drugs, Guns, and Human Trafficking at the U.S. Southwest Border

Developed by Strategic Applications International and sponsored by the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, the Below Ten project was designed to apply community policing principles to the unique crime challenges faced by communities on the southwestern border of the United States.  It focuses on three cities located on or below Interstate 10—Nogales, Arizona; Pharr, Texas; and San Diego, California—and their efforts to respond to a wide range of problems related to guns, drugs, and human trafficking.

Homegrown Violent Extremist Mobilization Indicators

Released by the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC), this booklet provides indicators of violent extremist mobilization.  These indicators are intended to provide a road map of observable behaviors that could inform whether individuals or groups are preparing to engage in violent extremist activities.  The indicators are grouped by their assessed levels of diagnosticity—meaning how clearly NCTC judges the behavior demonstrates an individual’s trajectory toward terrorist activity.

Terror Threat Snapshot: September 2018

The U.S. House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee recently released September’s Terror Threat Snapshot, a monthly assessment of the committee’s continuing effort to highlight the growing threat that America, the West, and the world face from ISIS and other Islamist terrorists.  The snapshot includes recent developments, plots, attacks, and operations against several Islamist terrorist groups.

Police Data Initiative: Law Enforcement Open Data Sets

The Police Data Initiative promotes the use of open data to encourage joint problem solving, innovation, enhanced understanding, and accountability between communities and law enforcement agencies that serve them.  The site provides a consolidated and interactive listing of open and soon-to-be-opened data sets that more than 130 local law enforcement agencies have identified as important to their communities.  The site provides critical and timely resources, including technical guidance; best practices; success stories; how-to articles; and links to related efforts.

National Gang Violence Prevention Week

On September 14, 2018, President Donald J. Trump proclaimed the week of September 16 through September 22, 2018, as “National Gang Violence Prevention Week.”  He noted that the Department of Justice is partnering with state, local, and tribal law enforcement to bolster efforts to combat criminal gangs through comprehensive violent crime reduction initiatives, such as Project Safe Neighborhoods.   

The National Gang Center is a DOJ-funded resource for current information, training, and technical assistance to assist law enforcement and communities with gang reduction. National Gang Center:

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