Path to Radicalization - Computer Only
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This course was developed with a 360° HD VR camera and is 100% online. You do not wear virtual reality (VR) goggles with this course. You are, however, able to move the video around by clicking on the video and dragging your mouse around. This course walks you through what indicators to look for when identifying when someone is going down the path to radicalization. Enjoy!
Mr. Brig Barker recently retired after 20 years as a counterterrorism agent with the FBI. During his career he spent the majority of his time on a Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) with extensive overseas deployments. He originally spent five years working as a case agent on a JTTF where he was a SWAT operator and FBI certified sniper.
Further, Mr. Barker was a JTTF Squad Supervisor and Counterterrorism Program Coordinator in two separate divisions. In addition, Mr. Barker was selected and served as the embedded Senior FBI Advisor at DOD Special Operations Command. During his career with the FBI, he conducted numerous Counterterrorism deployments throughout Africa, the Middle East, Europe, and the U.K. In 2014, he completed a deployment to Tunisia. Mr. Barker further deployed to Nairobi, Kenya and Kampala, Uganda in 1998 as part of the Embassy Bombings investigation, as well as to Cairo, Egypt immediately after the attacks on 9/11/2001. In 2006, Mr. Barker opened the Freetown, Sierra Leone LEGAT office.
He further was the primary Counterterrorism Interrogation instructor for the FBI Training Division for two years during which he developed the RQRD Interrogation technique. Mr. Barker is an FBI trained Arabic speaker and is conversational in Farsi and German. He developed and has taught Survival Arabic for Law Enforcement for the past 10 years.