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Domestic Terrorism: Ideologies, Groups, Symbols and Tactics

  • September 20, 2022
  • 8:00 AM
  • September 21, 2022
  • 5:00 PM
  • Albany Police Department, 2600 Pacific Blvd SW; Albany, Oregon 97321
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Class Title:

Domestic Terrorism: Ideologies, Groups, Symbols and Tactics

Target Audience:

Priority seating for Law Enforcement, Corrections, Fire and Communications

Sponsoring Agency

Albany Police Department

Date and Time:

September 20 and 21, 2022, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (7:45 a.m. Check-in)       


$250 current OPOA member

$275 non-member (Includes 1 year OPOA membership for qualified applicants)

Training Location:

Albany Police Department, 2600 Pacific Blvd SW; Albany, Oregon 97321


Rob Finch is a current North Carolina Detective and decorated investigator with over 17 years experience working in a large criminal intelligence unit. Since 2010, Rob has used his dynamic and engaging teaching style to train thousands of law enforcement professionals around the United States.

Brief Overview:

This relevant and timely 2-day training will provide law enforcement officers with an introductory overview of numerous domestic terror groups and criminally subversive subcultures encountered by law enforcement professionals on a daily basis. The course will provide a definition of violent extremism and focus on identifying individuals and groups that attempt to advance social or political beliefs through force or violence.

Day 1:

  • ·       Anarchist/Antifa
  • ·       White Supremacy/National Socialism/Accelerationism
  • ·       INCEL Movement/Anti-Feminist Groups
  • ·       Proud Boys
  • ·       The Base/Patriot Front/The Green Brigade/Eco-Fascism
  • ·       Black Militias/NFAC
  • ·       Animal Rights Issues
  • ·       Eco-Terrorism
  • ·       Social Media Usage for Recruitment and Propaganda

Day 2:

  • ·       Sovereign Citizens
  • ·       Moors
  • ·       Militia Groups/III%
  • ·       Boogaloo Movement
  • ·       Paper Terrorism/Harassment
  • ·       Anti-Government Individuals
  • ·       First Amendment Auditors
  • ·       Anti-Law Enforcement Agitators
  • ·       Civil Unrest

At the conclusion of training, attendees will be able to:

  • Identify racially motivated violent extremism, associated symbols and ideologies.
  • Recognize and understand the numerous criminal subcultures and extremist groups living and operating in their jurisdiction.
  • Understand and predict the dynamics of encounters with the various criminal subcultures presented.
  • Complete safe, competent and thorough investigations involving criminally subversive groups and/or racially motivated individuals.
  • Define, explain, and train fellow officers on the recruitment tactics and social media platforms most commonly used by the groups discussed.
  • **NEW**All classes will include an update and overview on the impact of issues such as COVID-19, civil unrest, U.S. Capitol events, and the current posture of threat actors with anti-law enforcement beliefs.**

Contact Information:

Alicia Davis at (970) 412-4544 or training4@opoa.info.


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COVID-19 Information Current Covid Procedures will be followed  

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Supplies Needed:

 Basic note taking supplies.

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