U.S. Department of Justice

 

 

                                                                                                    United States Attorney

                                                                                                                  Western District of Tennessee

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

 

                                                                        800 Federal Building                   Telephone 901 544 4231

                                                                                                167 North Main Street                             Fax  901 544 4230

                                                                                                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

 

DOMESTIC TERRORISM CONFERENCE

 

ON

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 23, 2004 FROM 8:00 AM-4:30PM

CONFERENCE CHECK-IN WILL BE AT 7:30AM

 

AT THE

 

HILTON MEMPHIS (FORMERLY THE PARK VISTA/ADAMS MARK)

MEMPHIS, TN

REGISTRATION FEE: $40.00

 

PRESENTATIONS BY:

 

ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE, ATLANTA, GA

FBI HEADQUARTERS, WASHINGTON, DC

US ATTORNEY’S OFFICE, MEMPHIS, TN

 

Sponsored by the:

United States Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Tennessee and

the Anti-Defamation League

 

      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-  

ation.

 

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

COORDINATING COMMITTEE FOR THE U.S. ATTORNEY’S OFFICE

FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF TENNESSEE

PRESENT:

 

Domestic Terrorism Conference

April 23, 2004

Hilton Memphis

 

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)

 

REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS THURSDAY, April 21, 2004

 

 

NAME(S)                                                                                                                                

 

                                                                                                                                               

 

AGENCY/DEPARTMENT                                                                                                     

 

OFFICE ADDRESS                                                                                                                

 

TELEPHONE #:                                                 EXT.             

 

 

FAX #:                                                                                    

 

Please complete this form and return AS SOON AS POSSIBLE to:

 

BY MAIL:

LEIGH ANNE JORDON, LECC COORDINATOR

U.S. Attorney’s Office, Western District of Tennessee

167 North Main Street, Suite 800

Memphis, TN 38103