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Former Secret Service agent to
discuss anti-terrorism efforts
Oct. 2 talk part of URI Forensic Science Seminar
KINGSTON, R.I. -- September 22, 2003 -- Former Secret Service Agent John Enright will discuss anti-terrorism efforts by the U.S. Attorneys Anti-Terrorism Task Force. His talk is part of the University of Rhode Islands Forensic Science Seminar Series.
Enrights presentation, "Law Enforcement & Anti-Terrorism Efforts & the U.S. Task Force," will be held on Thursday, Oct. 2 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in Pastore Hall, Room 124 at the Kingston campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Enright will provide insight into the coordinated efforts of state and national agencies to ensure that information on suspects and terrorist links are not overlooked. Links between local street crime, financial crime and terrorist activities will also be discussed at the seminar.
Enright graduated from John Jay College of Criminal Justice with a bachelors degree in criminal justice. In 1975, he began his federal law enforcement career as a special agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms in New York City. In 1982, he transferred to the U.S. Secret Service, starting in the New York field office. He also held Secret Service posts with the Intelligence Division in Washington, D.C., the Presidential Protection Division and the Office of Protective Operations. Since 2002, Enright has been employed at the U.S. Attorneys Office in Rhode Island as director of counterterrorism and law enforcement initiatives.
The seminar series is a semester-long program offered by the URI Forensic Science Partnership.