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Surveying State Police Agencies about Domestic Terrorism and Far-Right Extremists


Surveying State Police Agencies about Domestic Terrorism and Far-Right Extremists

Abstract: 

The purpose of the study was to obtain state-police agencies estimates about possible cooperation between far-right extremists and Islamic Jihadists to commit crimes, and the threat posed by specified extremist groups. Towards this goal, a survey was mailed to the 50 state police agencies in the United States. The survey also asked about the types of crimes far-right extremists commit. Forty-two states (84%) responded, with 37 states (74%) submitting completed surveys.

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Simone Jr., Joseph, and Joshua D. Freilich, Steven M. Chermak. 2008. "Surveying State Police Agencies about Domestic Terrorism and Far-Right Extremists." February 26.  www.start.umd.edu/start/publications/research_briefs/20080221_State_Agen...

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