From Paris, to Brussels, to Copenhagen, the explosive surge in violent extremist and terrorist attacks over the past several years targeting civil society, public venues and religious groups has reached unprecedented levels across, directly targeting several EU member states.
"Helping to inform the decisions that impact upon the human dimension of global security."
RIHSC is a founding member and co-architect of the Rutgers Faith-Based Communities Security Program (FBCSP), launched as an initiative to counterbalance a growing violent extremism and targeted violence against communities and soft targets in Europe and elsewhere.
Research Institute for Human Security and Cooperation
Committed to building far-reaching relationships between police agencies and the communities they are sworn to protect.
Development of policies and protocols for the engagement of faith-based, private sector, academic, and community organizations in national security, anti-violence, and anti-terrorism initiatives.
Community and Police Training
Co-sponsorship of joint training efforts with federal and state and law enforcement entities to build the capacity of faith-based and community organizations to engage in anti-violence, security and risk management efforts.
Pathways of Communication
Opening dialogue and creating practical, mutually-responsive partnerships among communities, the private sector, community resource agencies and faith-based institutions.