ADL's Advanced Training School (ATS) is recognized as one of the nation’s premier counter-terrorism programs. The three-day course provides law enforcement leaders with state of the art information and instruction on the full spectrum of domestic and international terrorist threats, tactics and movements. Led by the foremost experts on extremism and terrorism, the curriculum is continually being updated to address the evolving nature of terrorism. More than 1,200 of the nation’s top law enforcement leaders, representing over 250 agencies, have graduated from the course.
The ATS curriculum includes:
- The latest in expertise, information and resources to increase the capability of law enforcement executives and commanders to prevent, investigate and respond to incidents and threats.
- An examination of major types of extremist movements, including homegrown Islamist extremism, white supremacy and anti-government extremism.
- Case studies of recent terrorist acts that provide lessons learned from the firsthand experiences of law enforcement leaders.
- Discussions about the critical importance of protecting civil rights and liberties in law enforcement’s efforts to combat terrorism.
Recognized as one of the premier counterterrorism trainings in the country, ATS is a three-day course for law enforcement executives and commanders on domestic and international extremist and terrorist threats. The training provides senior level law enforcement with the latest in expertise, information and resources to help them combat threats. ADL has been told that “this course will ultimately save lives.”
More than 1100 law enforcement executives and commanders have graduated from ATS since its inception in 2003, representing 250 different agencies. Less than 20% of applicants can be accepted to ATS, due to the demand.