MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- A terrorism training seminar sponsored by the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office this week doesn’t appear to follow guidelines for such training as set out by the Department of Homeland Security.
In a best practices brief produced by DHS and the National Counterterrorism Center, it states that terror training should "focus on behavior, not appearance or membership in particular ethnic or religious communities."
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- Pulitzer Prize winning columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. is making an appearance Wednesday in Middle Tennessee.
Pitts will deliver a speech in the State Farm Lecture Hall on the campus of Middle Tennessee State University Wednesday afternoon.
Pitts is a syndicated columnist for the Miami Herald and author of three books. His 2004 Pulitzer citation reads in part that Pitts writes, “fresh, vibrant columns that speak, with both passion and compassion, to ordinary people on often divisive issues.”
MURFREESBORO, Tenn (WMOT) -- WMOT News has been telling you this week about a three day training seminar held at the World Outreach Church in Murfreesboro. That training concluded Wednesday afternoon.
The seminar was conducted by Strategic Engagement Group, a company that believes the American people are under threat from a coordinated, global Muslim conspiracy involving all 56 of the world’s Islamic nations.