Advice to Police & Police Departments in the Face of ISIS Threats

By John Farnam

Baltimore Police Webscreenshot May 11th 2015
Baltimore Police screenshot May 11th 2015: The recently embattled Baltimore Police website is a treasure trove of officer information and social media links for a determined terrorist.
Defense Training International, Inc
Defense Training International, Inc

Ft Collins, CO –-( With the continuing threats by ISIS and online ISIS sympathizers, being directed at U.S. police. I have a short list of immediate steps that can be made by police departments to protect officers and operation security.

With the officer safety situation deteriorating as fast as it is, stop obsessing about “transparency.”

1 Dump individual email addresses on your web page.

2 Dump names and photos of smiling officers.

3 Dump descriptions of, and data on, divisions/precincts.

4 Dump personnel biographies.

5 Dump Facebook.

6 Dump Twitter.

7 Dump Reddit.

8 Dump Skype.

9 Dump photos/descriptions of equipment, missions, schedules, uniforms, weaponry.

We are in a shooting war, not a public relations or web-presence competition.

Those days are over!

“Mortal danger is an effective antidote for fixed ideas.” ~ Erwin Rommel


About John Farnam & Defense Training International, Inc
As a defensive weapons and tactics instructor John Farnam will urge you, based on your own beliefs, to make up your mind in advance as to what you would do when faced with an imminent and unlawful lethal threat. You should, of course, also decide what preparations you should make in advance, if any. Defense Training International wants to make sure that their students fully understand the physical, legal, psychological, and societal consequences of their actions or inactions.

It is our duty to make you aware of certain unpleasant physical realities intrinsic to the Planet Earth. Mr Farnam is happy to be your counselor and advisor. Visit:

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Giving in to Daesh’s threats is admitting fear of them and inducing parnoia in America .Dont call them by the names which they wish to be called , use Daesh as its insulting to the terrorist group. NSA should be concentrating on their Social media and hooking them with flash cookies , geo location tags and other things in the javascript code.
Second since they killed Americans , tell the countries either get rid of them or we will. Go in clean house , leave nothing that aided them alive, no prisoners , done. Not another 20 year police action.


Right. So a department follows this advice, and next thing you know they are accused of not being “transparent” and after pulling the social campaign they are now too militaristic and out of touch with the citizenry. As usual, no win situation here.