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Dr. John P. Sullivan

Dr. John P. Sullivan has 4 articles published.

Dr. John P. Sullivan
Dr. John P. Sullivan served as a lieutenant with the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department; specializing in emergency operations, transit policing, counterterrorism and intelligence. He is an Instructor in the Safe Communities Institute (SCI) at the Sol Price School of Public Policy - University of Southern California, Global Fellow at Stratfor, Senior El Centro Fellow at Small Wars Journal, and Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Global Observatory of Transnational Criminal Networks. In addition, he is a member of The InterAgency Board for Emergency Preparedness and Response. His doctoral dissertation at the Open University of Catalonia examined the impact of transnational crime on sovereignty. His current research focus is terrorism, transnational gangs and organized crime, conflict disaster, intelligence studies, post-conflict policing, sovereignty and urban operations.

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How Intelligence Can Map Wildfire Risk and Help Reduce Catastrophes

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Knowledge of crowd behavior and guidelines for the deployment of non-lethal weapons – including riot-control agents – is essential.

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The consequences of technological advances – and the underlying power of algorithms – are still largely unknown.

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