In our premiere episode, we speak to Frank Straub, Director of the Center for Mass Violence Response Studies at the US National Police Foundation.
Twenty years ago, Frank was a first responder on the scene of the attacks in lower Manhattan. Looking back, we go through his experience of the day and his perspective on how counter-terrorism in policing changed after the attacks. Interviewing him is Dr. Joana Cook, an ICCT Senior Project Manager and Editor-in-Chief of the ICCT Journal.
Read the transcript below:
About this series
ICCT’s very first podcast series delves into how counter-terrorism has changed in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on September 11th, 2001 — through conversations with practitioners, academics and policy-makers. Marking the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, this series explores crucial human rights, rule of law, and security dimensions of counter-terrorism as it evolved over the Global War on Terror.