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Bomb and Explosives Statistics


Canada

Explosive Incident Statistics
Canadian Bomb Data Center, RCMP

Statistical report comparing trends in Canadian domestic bombings. Updated and published annually.


United States

Bomb Summary 1998
Bomb Data Center, FBI

Statistical report comparing trends in U.S. domestic bombings. Published annually.

Explosive Incidents Report 1996 (selected)
National Repository, ATF

Statistical report comparing domestic trends in the illegal use of explosives. Published annually.


For a comparative study of Australian, Canadian, and U.S. bomb statistics, see Lesson One of the Bomb Countermeasures for Security Professionals CD-ROM.



Disaster Management


Disaster Recovery Journal
P.O. Box 510110
St. Louis, MO 63151
Tel. 314.894.0276


For a detailed survey of post-blast response issues and planning guidelines, see the Lesson Ten of the Bomb Countermeasures for Security Professionals CD-ROM.


Explosives Detection


Checking in wth New Bomb Detection Strategies
By Mike Ellenbogen. Originlly published in Security Management Magazine.

Explosives Detection Portal
Sandia LabNews, September 1997

Report on Sandia's program to develop and test an effective explosive detection system for screening air passengers and building entrants.

Progress Report: Study of Marking, Rendering Inert, and Licensing of Explosive Materials - 1998
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms

Survey of Commercially Available Explosives Detection Technologies and Equipment (September 1998)
Sandia National laboratories. Published by NLECTC.

Taggants in Explosives
Institute of Makers of Explosives

Paper documenting IME's official position on the manditory inclusion of taggants in explosives.


For a survey and description of different types of bomb detection systems, see the Bomb Detection Technologies sublesson of the Bomb Countermeasures for Security Professionals CD-ROM.


Explosives Regulations


P5400.7 - Explosives Law and Regulations
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms

P5400.8 - List of Explosive Materials
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms


Law Enforcement (General)


Law Enforcement Links
Gateway site to miscellaneous law enforcement resources.

FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin
Federal Bureau of Investigation

Officer.com
Gateway site with numerous resources on law enforcement related topics.

Police Magazine
Online e-zine for law enforcement officers.



Post-Blast Investigation


A Guide for Explosion and Bombing Scene Investigation
U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice



Protective Counterintelligence


Foreign Threat to US Business Travellers
National Counterintelligence Center

Safeguarding Information for the Security Professional
Safeguarding Proprietary Information Committee, ASIS


For a detailed study of threat operational methods, target surveillance, information security, and surveillance indicators, see the Lessons Seven and Eight of the Bomb Countermeasures for Security Professionals CD-ROM.



Terrorism


NOTE: Additional links to terrorim-related news and information services are located on the Risk Assessment Resources page. To access this page, click here.


International

Patterns of Global Terrorism-1999
US Department of St ate

Patterns of Global Terrorism (1998, 1997, 1996, 1995)
US Department of St ate

Statistical survey of trends in terorrist activity throughout the world. Published annually.


Canada

Doomsday Religious Movements (Report#2000/03)
Canadian Security Intelligence Service, December 1999

Single Issue Terrorism (Commentary No. 74)
Canadian Security Intelligence Service, Winter 1998

Transnational Criminal Activity
Canadian Security Intelligence Service, November 1998

Trends in Terrorism (Report# 2000/01)
Canadian Security Intelligence Service, Winter 1998


United States

Terrorism in the United States 1997
Federal Bureau of Investigation

Terrorism in the United States 1996
Federal Bureau of Investigation

Project Megiddo
Federal Bureau of Investigation

Report prepared by the FBI in 1999, surveying the ideologies and intentions of various extremist groups to determine the potential for millennial violence.

Significant Incidents of Political Violence Against Americans: 1998
(8.4 MB PDF) Office of Intelligence and Threat Analysis, Bureau of Diplomatic Security, US State Dept.

Significant Incidents of Political Violence Against Americans: 1997
Office of Intelligence and Threat Analysis, Bureau of Diplomatic Security, US State Dept.

Significant Incidents of Political Violence Against Americans: 1996
Office of Intelligence and Threat Analysis, Bureau of Diplomatic Security, US State Dept.

Significant Incidents of Political Violence Against Americans: 1995
Office of Intelligence and Threat Analysis, Bureau of Diplomatic Security, US State Dept.


For a more information on the terrorist use of explosives (methods of operation, history, perpetrator profiles, etc.), see Lesson One of the Bomb Countermeasures for Security Professionals CD-ROM.





WMD Preparedness

The Beacon
National Domestic Preparedness Office, FBI

A monthly publication of the NDPO spotlighting issues affecting federal government and community preparedness for weapons of mass destruction.

Report to Congress on the Acquisition of Technology Relating to Weapons of Mass Destruction and Advanced Conventional Munitions (U)
DCI Speech, Central Intelligence Agency, February 2000.

Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Terrorism (Report#2000/02)
Canadian Security Intelligence Service, December 1999

Chemical and Biological Terrorism: The Threat According to the Open Literature
Canadian Security Intelligence Service, June 1995

 

 

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