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Chemical and Biological Terrorism, Local Response to

  • By: Ellen Sexton
  • In: Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement
  • Edited by: Larry E. Sullivan, Marie Simonetti Rosen, Dorthy Moses Schulz & M. R. Haberfeld
  • Subject:General Criminology & Criminal Justice, Police Studies (general)

Chemical and biological weapons are rarely used by terrorists, yet they have captured the public imagination. These weapons have the potential to kill many thousands of people, but are far more difficult to acquire, control, and use effectively than conventional weapons. ...

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