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Frederic Lemieux

Frederic Lemieux

Dr. Lemieux joined the George Washington University in 2006 and he is jointly appointed at the Department of Sociology and the College of Professional Studies. He received his Ph.D. in Criminology from the University of Montreal in 2002. Dr. Lemieux’s research has focused on policing, homeland security, and cybersecurity. He is currently conducting studies on cyber defense and intelligence sharing on cyber threats. Dr. Lemieux has also published various journal articles examining crime control during major disasters, counter-terrorism, intelligence agencies, and police cooperation. He has published six books; Militarization of the Police Apparatus (2005), Norms and Practices in Criminal Intelligence (2006), Homeland Security Handbook (2007), International Police Cooperation (2010, Crime During Disasters (2010), Economic Development, Crime, and Policing (2014). He is currently working on a new book on Strategic Cyber Operations to be published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2015.

5 things to know about mass shootings in America

May 19, 2018 21:39 pm UTC| Insights & Views Life

At least 10 students were killed at a Santa Fe, Texas high school on May 18 after a classmate opened fire with a shotgun and a .38 revolver. The shooting came just three months after another teen shooter killed 17 in...

What is terrorism? What do terrorists want?

May 24, 2017 15:30 pm UTC| Insights & Views

Editors note: The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for an attack at the Manchester Arena that claimed at least 22 lives and hospitalized 59 more people. One victim was just eight years old. The mayor of Manchester...

Six myths about national security intelligence

Jan 26, 2017 06:42 am UTC| Insights & Views Technology

President Trump has gotten off to a rough start with the intelligence community. The day after being sworn in, Trump spoke at CIA headquarters in an apparent attempt to mend his relationship with the agency. The...

After the 2016 presidential election: Fear, protest and what comes next

Nov 21, 2016 02:09 am UTC| Insights & Views Politics Economy

Since the results of the presidential election were made public, we have witnessed the emergence of a resistance movement protesting the election of Donald Trump. Protests have taken place in at least 52 American...

What is terrorism, and is it getting worse?

Sep 20, 2016 01:29 am UTC| Insights & Views Life

A bomb exploded in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan on Saturday, injuring 29 people. Police discovered a second explosive device nearby. Like the bomb used in the Boston Marathon attack, these devices were built from...

Why is it so hard to improve American policing?

Jul 08, 2016 23:12 pm UTC| Insights & Views Law

The use of lethal force by police officers in Minnesota and Baton Rouge has once again sparked protests over the violent dynamic between citizens and the police. The ideal today is democratic policing, a concept...

2016 Brussels Bombings

Brussels attacks: how radicalization happens and who is at risk

Mar 22, 2016 17:05 pm UTC| Insights & Views

Two bombings in Brussels have killed dozens of people and injured over 100, only days after one of the Paris attackers was arrested in the citys Molenbeek suburb. The Islamic State (ISIS) has reportedly claimed the...

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Economy

Bud Light Seltzer releasing eggnog flavored drink for the holidays

Bud Light Seltzer announced the return of its Ugly Sweater Limited Edition Variety Pack, and this year, it will be offering new holiday-inspired flavors. Four new tastes are set to hit the grocery store shelves soon. As...

Chipotle is taking this popular item off its menu list soon and here’s why

Chipotle is said to be removing one of its popular menu items from its store outlets soon. It was reported that its smoked brisket would be disappearing earlier as planned and it is for an unlikely reason. According to...

HT Aero introduces flying car with plans for rollout in 2024

HT Aero unveiled its flying car, and it may be released to the market soon. The company is an affiliate of Xpeng, a Chinese electric vehicle maker, and the futuristic vehicle may be hitting the air space and roads in three...

Michael Jordan's 1984 Nike sells for almost $1.5M to break record at Sotheby's

A pair of 1984 Nike Air Ships of Michael Jordan sold for $1.472 million at Sothebys to set a record for sneakers at the auction. The said shoes, Jordans earliest known regular season game-worn Nikes, were the first...

Politics

Nancy Pelosi says Congress is close to reaching a deal regarding social spending plan

Congressional Democrats are still in the midst of negotiations over the final bill that would tackle social infrastructure. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has revealed that Congress is close to reaching an agreement regarding...

Mike Pence reportedly planning a presidential bid in 2024 elections

It has been highly speculated that former vice president Mike Pence may be planning a 2024 presidential bid which may see him go up against his former boss Donald Trump. A report revealed that Pence may be running for...

World War 3: Expert says UK should be concerned about growing tensions between China and US

China and the US have had strained relations, most especially in recent years, and even more so regarding the situation with Taiwan, stoking fears of a possible world war. An expert has warned that the UK should also be...

Kamala Harris to travel to France in November

Relations between the US and France have come under some strain following the deal made with the UK and Australia over nuclear-powered submarines. With US President Joe Biden meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron...

Science

S. Korean researchers develop Mediterranean diet that helps prevent cardiovascular disease

South Korean researchers have developed a Korean-style Mediterranean diet that helps prevent cardiovascular disease by reducing the proportion of carbohydrates while increasing the ratio of fat and protein. The diet...

LG Chem develops substance for creating cheaper, lighter plastic solar panel frames

LG Chem combined polycarbonate and acrylonitrile styrene acrylate (ASA) to develop LUPOY EU5201 to be used in plastic frames for solar panels. Consequently, LG has become the first in South Korea to develop plastic...

Owls used in helping California vineyards get rid of rodents

A Humboldt State University team is attempting to prove that owls can be an effective eco-friendly option at protecting grapes from rodent attacks. Graduate students at the universitys Department of Wildlife under...

S. Korean researchers develop process that uses agri-waste to produce biofuels, plastics

The Korea Institute of Energy Research (KIER) had developed an enzymatic process that uses agricultural waste to produce the 4-hydroxy valeric acid--an ingredient for biofuels and plastics. The KIERs enzymatic process...

France probes Nestlé, 100 other firms over bisphenol-A use

The French government is investigating 101 companies, including Nestlé, for not disclosing their use of bisphenol-A in food packaging. In its statement of objections, Frances competition authority accused the 101...

Technology

Wu-Tang Clan game is reportedly in development for Xbox

It has been more than a month since a massive list of unannounced games were leaked from the Nvidia GeForce Now network, but fans continue hearing that some of those titles may actually be in the works. Now, fans are...

‘eFootball 2022’ version 0.9.1 is delayed to November

This year marked a massive shift in Konamis football simulation franchise, but the developer has yet to regain the trust of most gamers. Unfortunately, Konami also announced recently that the much-needed update for...

‘Valheim’ developer says new biome will be its next major update

Developer Iron Gate has changed its 2021 plans for the breakout game Valheim, but the independent studio continues to work on the big additional content it promised. And in a new update post, the developer confirmed that...

‘Halo Infinite’ devs take another shot at campaign overview premiere

Video game fans have seen enough teasers and overview trailers for the Halo Infinite multiplayer, so it is about time that 343 Industries reveals the games campaign gameplay. Luckily, gamers do not have to wait long to see...

Apple explains how MacBook Pro’s screen was improved with the notch

Most people might not have expected it, but the new MacBook Pros screen design became one of the biggest talking points after they were unveiled last week. While some Apple fans are still not fully sold on having a display...
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