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Counter-terrorism and domestic preparedness

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Pathways to Violent Extremism

August, 2016
John Horgan, Professor at Georgia State University, discusses the types and ideologies of lone-actor terrorists and how the bystander effect creates challenges to preventing and intervening on possible domestic radicalization situations early.

Slow Down, Move Over — Public Service Announcement

December, 2012

More law enforcement officers die each year in traffic incidents than from any other cause, including shootings. Many of these deaths occur on the roadside as officers perform their duties. This public service announcement reminds drives to slow down and move over when they see a public safety responder on the side of the road. This video was produced by Respondersafety.com with funding from the National Institute of Justice, U.S. Department of Justice, and United States Fire Administration, Department of Homeland Security.

Community-Level Efforts to Prevent Violent Extremism

March, 2016
In this video three internationally-renowned experts from the research and practitioner arenas discuss how community policing can be used to prevent violent extremism and reduce violence within communities.

Research and Evaluation on Terrorism Prevention, FY 2019

Closing Date

The Domestic Radicalization and Terrorism program strives to better understand the primary drivers of radicalization and what can be done to prevent or intervene during the radicalization process through programmatic efforts. In FY2019, NIJ will emphasize an interest in evaluations of new and existing demonstration programs to prevent terrorism. NIJ will encourage applicants to submit projects which conduct phased, comparative and multi-site programmatic evaluations, help the field better understand risk factors, and develop risk assessment tools.