Comprehend the information chain and the objectives using critical thinking
The criminologist, security manager, or risk assessor, or any other designated position for ‘asset’ protection must comprehend where, how and why criminals or terrorists work in concert. Organized Crime is a group of criminals working in concert using methods of crime that policing agencies know about, and then there is the crime that is unique and not uncovered yet.
To comprehend how intelligent organized crime is, we use the most intelligent creature on earth as the analogy – the octopus
Octopus opening a capped-bottle to get the crab
We could consider a complicated and living story could be like a highly intelligent creature, as in,’’ the octopus’’. The octopus has a phenomenal brain and uses cognitive reasoning to achieve its objectives ([Emwiz media 2016). The brain may tell each tentacle how to move but each tentacle makes their own decisions on where any why to move. They rely on suckers which are part of their tentacles and responsible for sensing and providing information back to the tentacle and brain.
The physiological make-up of the octopus (Deep Look 2017) truly describes a model for organized crime, state or market capture by a corrupt syndicate with its tentacles in a distinct sector or multiple sectors. Therefore, the practitioner’s objectives are finding the crime by using and identifying a person-of-interest involved (sucker), then to determine if the person is working in concert with others (tentacles) voluntarily or under duress, to comprehend the impact on the region of interest and the big picture (the octopus).
A real-life scenario comes to mind where a hotel security manager was trained. The manager…………….
The guidance article: Critical Thinking Organized Crime and Terror can be found on the Intelligence Bank of the new ISIO website besides other guidance articles.
ISIO – International Security Industry Organization