Research, counterterrorism, operational research, terrorist behavior
In the post 11 September 2001 security environment, federal, state, and local law enforcement personnel in the United States are asked regularly to maintain a state of “heightened alert.” 1 Intelligence professionals have also been mobilized to increase data collection and information-sharing efforts to prevent terrorist attacks against U.S. interests. 2 , 3 , 4 But understanding the threat of the “new terrorism” and its implications for investigation and intelligence analysis can be vexing, even for the most thoughtful and experienced professionals. 5
Citation / Publisher Attribution
Scholar Commons Citation
Borum, Randy; Fein, Robert; Vossekuil, Bryan; Gelles, Michael; and Shumate, Scott, "The role of operational research in counterterrorism" (2004). Mental Health Law & Policy Faculty Publications. 324.