Fearing active shooters, employers turn to workers to monitor their peers

The Washington Post quoted Erroll Southers of the USC Price School on identifying potential shooters in the workplace before incidents occur. “When it comes to attackers, they pick their victims,” said Erroll Southers, a former FBI agent who is now a security consultant and a professor of national and homeland security at the University of Southern…

New Zealand shooting is warning for US: Get serious about white supremacist terror threat

USA Today published an Op-Ed written by Erroll G. Southers,  former FBI special agent, professor of national and homeland security at the University of Southern California’s Sol Price School of Public Policy, director of USC Safe Communities Institute, and director of Homegrown Violent Extremism Studies. It’s a group of extremists and potential “terrorists,” with global aspirations and networks,…

Beirut

Beirut: Action Thriller, Social Commentary, Both?

Erroll Southers discusses the movie & the controversy (#boycottbeirutmovie) that went with it, featuring veteran guests David Warshofsky, Lt. Col Olivia Nelson, & Jonathan Schwartz.

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Southers testifies to Congressional Black Caucus, criticizes FBI report on black identity extremism for lacking merit

Southers, who directs the Safe Communities Institute and Homegrown Violent Extremism Studies at USC Price, was one of three experts asked to speak at the March 20 briefing in Washington, D.C., that examined an FBI intelligence assessment released last August titled, “Black Identity Extremists Likely Motivated to Target Law Enforcement Officers.”

Darkest Hour

Gary Oldman is Winston Churchill in the new WWII film, Darkest Hour.

The first month of Churchill’s historic time as Prime Minister, he faced a great decision; one that would lead either to war or to a negotiated peace with Hitler. The compressed timeline of the film drops the viewer in the midst of the “darkest hour” of British history. The decisions made during these days could have changed the course of history.

To listen to the Price Projection Room discussion of Mudboundclick the arrow in the player on this post. Or download and subscribe through Apple PodcastsSoundcloud, or Google Play.

Ehsan Zaffar, J.D.

Ehsan Zaffar serves as a Senior Advisor at the Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties at the Department of Homeland Security in Washington D.C. where he advises the Secretary of Homeland Security and DHS components on the civil rights and civil liberties implications of existing and proposed national security policies, programs, and procedures. Mr.…