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Security Threats/Responses at Sporting Events Expert Panel Oct. 2

September 26, 2013


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MACOMB, IL – Faculty from the Western Illinois University School of Law Enforcement and Justice Administration and Department of Health Sciences will serve as experts for the "Security Threats Against Sporting Events and Responses" panel event from 3-5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2. in Stipes Hall 121. The event is open free to the public.

Faculty presenters and their topics include:

  • Dean Alexander, associate professor of LEJA, director of the Homeland Security Research Program and member of the Anti-Terrorism Advisory Council Executive Board for the Central District of Illinois: "Criminal/Terrorist Threats Against Sporting Events and Security Responses"
  • Thomas Meloni, assistant professor of LEJA and member of the Ethics Advisory Council at the Center for Law Enforcement Ethics, Center for American and International Law (Plano, TX): "Critical Incident Management"
  • Jamie Johnson, professor of health sciences, whose research interests include: all hazard principles, weapons of mass destruction, health and safety issues, violence in the community and schools and behavioral theory: "Medical Responses and Evacuation at Sporting Event Disasters"

"Security Threats Against Sporting Events and Responses" is organized by the Homeland Security Research Program and the School of Law Enforcement and Justice Administration.

For more information, contact Alexander at DC-Alexander@wiu.edu. Learn more about WIU's School of LEJA at www.wiu.edu/leja.

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