U.S. Department of Justice
United States Attorney
Western District of Tennessee
800 Federal Building Telephone 901 544 4231
Memphis, Tennessee 38103 TTY 901 544 3054
TO: ANTI-TERRORISM ADVISORY COUNCIL AND
LAW ENFORCEMENT COORDINATING COMMITTEE MEMBERS
WESTERN DISTRICT OF TENNESSEE
FM: TERRELL L. HARRIS, UNITED STATES ATTORNEY
RE: UPCOMING CONFERENCE: DOMESTIC TERRORISM CONFERENCE:
APRIL 23, 2004
The United States Attorney’s Offices around the nation have been tasked with increasing coordination
and collaboration among law enforcement agencies. In an effort to further educate law enforcement from
around the district on the topic of Domestic Terrorism and to further the lines of communication the U. S. √
Attorney’s Office and the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) are pleased to offer this seminar.
This seminar will address the concerns about domestic terrorism efforts in the district and lessons learned
from the extremely knowledgeable presenters from the sponsoring agencies. We are privileged to be able √
to bring ADL into the District. Local prosecutors, investigators, and analysts will be available to share cur-
rent trends within the Western District of Tennessee.
Topics to be discussed will include:
· The Rise of the Left Wing and Single Issues Groups
· The Advancement of Technology and the Rise of the Internet
· The Main Event; Maintaining Order at Extremist Rallies, Marches, and Protests √
· Domestic Terrorism and the Current Threat Assessment FBI Report
· Local Efforts in Fighting Domestic Terrorism
About the Presenters:
Oren Segal is the Assistant Director of the Anti-Defamation League’s Fact Finding Department.
He has been with the League for over 5 years. Mr. Segal is an expert on left wing extremist organiz-ations, including radical animal and environmental rights groups and the anti-globalization organiz- √
Dr. Mark Pitcavage, a historian and authority on extremism in the U. S., is Director of Fact Finding for the Anti-Defamation League. He heads ADL’s efforts to monitor extremist movements and groups and to combat the problems that they cause. He was one of the creators of ADL’s Law Enforcement Agency Resource Network (LEARN). Dr. Pitcavage has been actively involved with training law enforcement officers, prosecutors, and judges on terrorism and extremism issues, working closely with the FBI and many state and local agencies.
Brian Marcus has been an advocate for many years on the use of the Internet as a means promote civil rights and educate the public about extremism online. Mr. Marcus is now the Director of Internet Monitoring for the Civil Rights Division of the Anti-Defamation League where he reports on the use of the World Wide Web by extremist and hate groups.
Daniel Toft is the Supervisory Special Agent for the Domestic Terrorism Operations Un of the Counter Terrorism Division for the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The Unit oversees domestic terrorism investigations throughout the U. S. and acts a conduit of information to other government agencies.
Each presenter will be sharing their expertise as it pertains to fighting the war against terrorism.
The conference will be held at the Hilton Memphis at I-240 and Poplar Avenue in Memphis, Tennessee. You may register for the conference by completing the attached form and sending it to Leigh Anne Jordon, LECC Coordinator, 167 North Main Street, Suite 800, Memphis, TN 38103. Please register early to ensure seating. The conference registration is $40.00 and advanced registration is required. The registration deadline is Wednesday, April 21, 2004. We look forward to seeing all of you at the conference. If you have any questions regarding is conference, please contact Leigh Anne Jordon at (901) 544-6761.
THE ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE ALONG WITH THE
ANTI-TERRORISM ADVISORY COUNCIL AND LAW ENFORCEMENT
FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF TENNESSEE
Domestic Terrorism Conference
April 23, 2004
All persons who attend or participate in the conference are required to register in advance. P1ease type or print clearly. Attendance of the entire conference is required to receive the certificate. Please send in your registration as soon as possible! (Note registration deadline below).
Registration is $40.00 and advanced registration is required. The fee covers all conference material, continental breakfast, lunch, and afternoon break. Conference check-in will begin at 7:30 a.m. and the conference will begin promptly at 8:00 a.m. If you have any questions, please call Leigh Anne Jordon, 901-544-6761.
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REGISTRATION FORM (make additional copies if necessary)
TELEPHONE #: EXT.
Please complete this form and return AS SOON AS POSSIBLE to:
LEIGH ANNE JORDON, LECC COORDINATOR
U.S. Attorney’s Office, Western District of Tennessee
167 North Main Street, Suite 800
Memphis, TN 38103