An Introduction to the Sovereign Citizen Movement
Bel Air, Maryland, May 14, 2013
Conference Restricted to Criminal Justice Personnel Only
Hosted by MAGLOCLEN and Harford County Sheriff’s Office
The "sovereign citizen" movement is a loosely organized collection of groups & individuals who have adopted a right-wing anarchist ideology originating in the theories of a group called the Posse Comitatus. Its adherents believe that virtually all existing government in the United States is illegitimate & they seek to "restore" an idealized, minimalist government that never actually existed. To this end, sovereign citizens wage war against the government & other forms of authority using "paper terrorism" harassment & intimidation tactics.
This training will cover the history of the movement, sovereign groups you may encounter, signs & symbols of Sovereign Citizen's, officer safety issues & what to do if you are a victim of Paper Terrorism.
- Representative, Maryland State Police, MD
Training Times & Location
The conference will be held at Harford Community College-Edgewood Hall, (Entrance 3), 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air, MD 21015.
Registration check-in begins at 8:30 a.m. with the training taking place from 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
There is no registration fee.
Please download the registration form and follow the instructions to register.
Authorized electronic MAGLOCLEN/RISSNET users may register online at http://www.riss.net
For questions relating to this conference contact:
- Terry Bannigan, Training Specialist, (800) 345-1322, Ext.1515
- Karen Glatz, Training Clerical Assistant, (800) 345-1322, Ext. 1570