Fundamentals of Jihad

Course Hours: 8.0 Hours

Course Description

This course focuses on the dynamics of Radical Islam and Jihad in the 21st Century. The objective of this seminar is to foster an intrinsic understanding of Muslim militancy, its origins, inspiration, and the motivational forces that empower it. Beginning with an examination of Islamic beliefs, the sects of Islam, and radical religious movements, the course analyzes the clashing forces that continue to fuel the fires of conflict within the Muslim World. Central players in the terrorist arena are discussed to include the Muslim Brotherhood, Al Qaeda, Al-Shabaab, and others plus the inspirational leaders who have shaped militant beliefs and policies. International and domestic terrorist incidents are examined in detail to include: the Mumbai Attack, the Fort Dix Six, Fort Hood Shooting, the Boston Bombings, and others.


Must be sworn and certified local, state, federal, or military personnel.

Who Should Attend

Open to all sworn and certified local, state, federal, and military law enforcement personnel.

Start Date End Date Location (Hover for more information) Time Course Number Status
09/29/2020 09/29/2020 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. LPAD20648 Register
12/10/2020 12/10/2020 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. LPAD20809 Register