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*Cancelled* Domestic Terrorism: Ideologies, Groups, Symbols and Tactics

  • July 06, 2023
  • 8:00 AM
  • July 07, 2023
  • 5:00 PM
  • Albany Police Department, 2600 Pacific Blvd SW; Albany, Oregon 97321
  • 35


Class Title:

Domestic Terrorism: Ideologies, Groups, Symbols and Tactics

Target Audience:

Priority seating for Law Enforcement, Corrections, Parole and Probation, Fire and Communications

Sponsoring Agency

Albany Police Department

Date and Time:

July 6-7, 2023, 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 18 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

  • Radicalization to Violent Extremism

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

    • Identify racially motivated violent extremism and associated 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** This course will cover radicalization to violent extremism and include an overview of recent high profile racially motivated violent extremist mass casualty events.**

Contact Information:

Kim Dorn at 503-586-8828 or training5@opoa.info.


Business Casual

COVID-19 Information Current Covid Procedures will be followed  

Parking Information:

APD requests attendees park beyond the orange cones to preserve parking for citizens.

Supplies Needed:

Basic note taking supplies.

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