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UC Berkeley Students End Protests

BERKELEY, Calif. (KCBS)  -- Things have calmed down on the UC Berkeley campus after a large protest that began early Friday morning, including the partial takeover of a building by a group of demonstrators ended after 11 hours.

Frustration filled the air on UC campuses across the state as students protested the UC regents decision to increase tuition by 32 percent over the next two years.

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Virginia Tech Study Contains Lessons for Fort Hood

Psychological trauma among Virginia Tech students in the wake of the 2007 mass shooting was widespread and long-lasting, according to newly published research that suggests such tragedies are communal events with far-reaching ramifications.

Security Guard Stabbed At LSU Law School

BATON ROUGE, La. -- Police are searching for a man accused of stabbing a security guard at the Louisiana State University's campus.

Investigators said the incident happened early Saturday evening at the LSU Law School.

Witnesses said they overheard the security guard arguing with a man regarding access to the building minutes before she was stabbed.

Domestic crimes may be considered "terrorist" acts

Radical environmentalists may not see themselves as terrorists, but asked whether a terrorism enhancement applies to their sentences for destroying government property, the Seventh Circuit found the issue clear cut.

On Nov. 9, the court affirmed application of U.S.S.G. 3A1.4 to members of the Earth Liberation Front who destroyed several research projects at a U.S. Forest Service facility in Rhinelander.

Obama: Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, alleged 9/11 leader, to face justice

“Accused 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed ‘will be subject to the most exacting demands of justice,’ President Obama said Friday.

‘The American people insist on it, and my administration will insist on it,’ Obama told reporters at a joint news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama.

He was responding to a reporter’s question about media reports that Mohammed will be tried in a federal court in New York, instead of by a military commission.”

Angry area cops join protest at UMass

Appearance of speaker with ties to terrorist group draws ire

Detroit: Where Private Security Is Booming

Shortly before noon on a recent Monday, T.J. Cooper sat in his red pickup, showing off his digital camera. He clicked through pictures he had taken a few weeks earlier of a man driving a truck full of radiators stolen from a vacant home here in Indian Village, one of Detroit's last middle-class neighborhoods. No one, Cooper notes wryly, likes having his picture taken. "They try to hide their face. Or break your camera.

Rebooting the OODA Loop from Spartan Cops

In the police training world, certain job related skills are vitally important. Simulation scenarios involving inoculations of stress, confusion and chaos are valuable components to prepare officers to win in real street encounters, (expect the unexpected, and adapt). Trained, experienced and enlightened simulation trainers often discover early on that it is difficult to truly surprise in-service officers.

Threat Assessment and Management Workshop Wednesday October 28th at American Firearms School N. Attleboro, MA

This workshop has been taught to law enforcement officers, security officer sand military personnel throughout the country including :

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