Countering Violent Extremism (CVE)

NCAP is involved in the development of training on countering violent extremism for state and local law enforcement. The U.S. Government has deemed this a strategic priority for the nation and has sponsored a series of national events and workshops on the topic over the last few years.

Below is a limited selection of publicly available documents and video/audio reports on countering violent extremism.NCAP students are provided with access to a larger library of materials. The views expressed on these Websites are those of the authors, reporters and interviewers and do not necessarily represent the view of NCAP.

Reports and Research

The White House, "White House Strategic Implementation Plan for CVE," December 2011.

The White House, “Empowering Local Partners to Prevent Violent Extremism in the United State,” August 2011

U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security, Subcommittee on Intelligence, Information Sharing, and Terrorism Risk Assessment, “Committee Testimony, Violent Extremism: How Are People Moved From Constitutionally-Protected Thought to Acts of Terrorism?” December 15, 2009

Barton Gellman, TIME Magazine, “The Secret World of Extreme Militias,” September 30, 2010

Vera Institute of Justice and the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), “Building Strong Police-Immigrant Community Relations: Lessons from a New York City Project,” August, 2005

Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), September 1, 2001 "The COPS Collaboration Toolkit: How to Build, Fix, and Sustain Productive Partnerships”


60 Minutes, CBS, “Fighting Terrorism in New York City,” September 25, 2011

60 Minutes, CBS, “A Look at the Sovereign Citizen Movement,” May 15, 2011

PBS Frontline, “The Enemy Within, A Case Study of America’s Response to the Threat of Homegrown Terrorism,” October 10, 2006


U.S. Senate, Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

U.S. Senate, Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs - “Violent Islamist Extremism and the Homegrown Terrorist Threat”

U.S. House, Committee on Homeland Security

U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Countering Violent Extremism

U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services

George Washington University, Homeland Security Policy Institute

Naval Postgraduate School, Center for Homeland Defense and Security

Anti-Defamation League, Center on Extremism

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