Yesterday, Culpeper County Sheriff Scott Jenkins hosted a controversial training program for local citizens, “to detail the threat from the global Islamic movement and the jihadi threat to this particular area/state.” Considering there were multiple apparent Islamic terror attacks in 3 states (NY, NJ, MN) over the weekend, this event was more than timely.
DailyProgress Former FBI agent John Guandolo and speaker William Federer, author of “What Every American Needs to Know About the Quaran: A History of Islam and the United States,” will be among the instructors at the free event entitled, “Understanding the Threat.”
Jenkins last held the event in 2014 that some criticized as being anti-Muslim and encouraging of racial profiling (What ‘race’ is Islam?). The class was offered to deputies followed by a public session. The sheriff said at the time that the program certainly had a practical application.
“To say that Culpeper should not have this type of training is living in a fantasy land because there are real examples all over the country where local or state law enforcement has been the one who intercepted or somehow intervened in an act of terrorism,” Jenkins said.