Betsy Brantner-Smith sits down with Steven Emerson, the Executive Director of the Investigative Project on Terrorism. He discusses the research he has done on terrorist threats and explains the importance of training local law enforcement to look for key factors in order to be able to identify terrorists and let the proper officials know.
The most effective weapon that we have in the United States is the uniform roster that we have out on the streets. Ed Lovette talks about the ways in which we can provide patrol officers with the information they need in order to actively be on the lookout for terrorism. Officers on duty have to take a proactive approach while simultaneously using the reactive approach that is more common among patrol officers.