News Media Resources

CIS staff members have provided news agencies with hundreds of interviews and expert commentaries regarding public safety and security issues. Our expertise, accurate insight, and excellent communications skills have earned us repeated invitations for interviews on local and national television and radio news programs.

Our areas of specialization include:

  • Crime in urban communities
  • Terrorism
  • Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) - Chemical, Biological, and
    Conventional Explosive
  • Protection of at-risk individuals
  • Protection of people and property in escalated risk environments
  • Reclamation and rehabilitation of high-crime communities
  • Security of chemical plants and sensitive process facilities
  • Dynamics of social disorder and violence
  • Workplace violence

Click here to view or listen to previous interviews with CIS professionals.

For more information about our subject experts or to schedule an interview, contact CIS at (727) 461-9417.

Fact Sheets

To aid news agencies in ensuring the technical accuracy of news stories, CIS occasionally provides special fact sheets on public safety issues when new stories break. Check this page as stories develop in the future.

Recent Fact Sheets:

"Ricin as a Biological Agent" (PDF, posted 1/7/2003)