Jim Kouri, CPP, is founder and CEO of Kouri Associates, a homeland security, public safety and political consulting firm. He’s formerly Fifth Vice-President, now a Board Member of the National Association of Chiefs of Police, an editor for ConservativeBase.com, a columnist for Examiner.com, a contributor to KGAB radio news, and news director for NewswithViews.com.
He’s former chief at a New York City housing project in Washington Heights nicknamed “Crack City” by reporters covering the drug war in the 1980s. In addition, he served as director of public safety at St. Peter’s University and director of security for several major organizations. He’s also served on the National Drug Task Force and trained police and security officers throughout the country.
In addition, he’s a blogger for the Cheyenne, Wyoming Fox News Radio affiliate KGAB (kgab.com) and editor of Conservative Base Magazine (conservativebase.com). Kouri also serves as political advisor for Emmy and Golden Globe winning actor Michael Moriarty.
He holds a bachelor of science in Criminal Justice from Southwest University and SCI Technical School in New York City and completed training at the NYC Police Academy, FBI Continuing Education Program, and the Certified Protection Professional (CPP) of the American Society for Industrial Security.
Kouri appears regularly as on-air commentator for over 100 TV and radio news and talk shows including Fox News Channel, Oprah, McLaughlin Report, CNN Headline News, MTV, etc.
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Police union leader to Rita Cosby: Baltimore’s mayor, police chief must resign- May 8, 2015
Note: Special thanks to my friend Rita Cosby for continuing to provide important material for me.
The Freddie Gray death on April 19 while in Baltimore Police Department custody set off nights of violent and devastating protests by black residents who were arguably stoked up by members of the news media and the usual agitators. While the police officers and Republican governor of Maryland were severely criticized for their handling of the civil unrest, Baltimore’s Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Police Commissioner Anthony Batts and Deputy Police Commissioner Garnell Green, who are all African Americans were portrayed as being reasonable for their actions which included telling police officers to “stand down” and failing to call the governor to deploy the National Guard.
Newly released book provides the framework to end the scourge of Islamic jihad- Feb 24, 2015
During the recent Summit on Violent Extremism held in Washington, D.C., President Barack Obama said that the U.S. battle against “violent extremism” doesn’t mean it’s a war on the Islamic world and using the words Muslim or Islamic offer the very terrorist group we are fighting a certain amount of legitimacy. However, the head of a congressional committee that oversees the nation’s Homeland Security responded by saying to reporters, “[Obama and his administration] won’t even call the threat what it is. How can you talk about defeating an enemy you cannot name?”
State of the Union: Obama ‘disses’ fallen cop heroes while honoring lawbreaker- Jan 22, 2015
While past presidents have always invited special guests to sit with their spouses during the annual State of the Union address to the nation, historians have pointed out they usually invited those who either achieved an act of bravery or contributed to the betterment of the United States. However, President Barack Obama is known for inviting guests to sit with First Lady Michelle Obama to illustrated what he believes are his achievements and his contributions. Such was the case with Obama’s special guest on Tuesday night, someone who according to U.S. law is in the United States illegally, college student Ana Zamora.
Paris terror attack: Mayor de Blasio weakened NYC security- Jan 8, 2015
In the aftermath of the Islamic terrorist attack in Paris, France, on Wednesday—an attack that left 12 journalists and cops dead—cities throughout the world are increasing alert levels especially those in Western nations, according to a number of reports.
Happy New Year message sent by Islamic jihadists: An analysis- Jan 1, 2015
While most people in the world on Wednesday bid farewell to 2014 and welcomed 2015, Islamic terrorists sent out their own brand of New Year greetings in the only way they know: killing the innocent and destroying public or private property. Although, the U.S. news media is sure to cover the terrorist acts perpetrated in Iraq by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), as does President Barack Obama, they fail to understand that events in Iraq are part of an international jihad being fought by numerous radical Muslim terror networks and affiliates. In fact, Obama and the majority of news people are more interested in closing down the Guantanamo Bay terrorist detention center, according to Thursday’s The Hill.
Funeral for fallen cop: NYPD asks New Yorkers to dump Mayor Bill de Blasio- Dec 28, 2014
The display of thousands of law enforcement officials representing departments and agencies throughout the country standing in the streets of the Queens section of New York City on Saturday, to honor one of two police officers assassinated last week, was a sight not seen since the large number police and firefighter funerals following the 9-11 terrorist attack.
Mexican criminal aliens stealing Puerto Rican identities ignored by media- Dec 4, 2014
In the past, whenever an American citizen or a police officer complained that there are illegal aliens from Latin American countries impersonating Puerto Ricans in order to avoid arrest and deportation, he or she would be met with ridicule and contempt by politicians and their cohorts inhabiting the nation’s newsrooms. But now that a case has gone through the criminal justice system and adjudication was completed on Wednesday, the same journalists—many of whom work at the nation’s major news outlets—and politicians are ignoring the story, according to a former New York police detective, who was one of the first Puerto Rican first-grade detectives in city history.
Boko Haram terrorists kidnap dozens of Nigerian boys and men- Aug 17, 2014
The bloodthirsty and brutal Islamic terrorist group. Boko Haram, appear to be attempting to show the world that they’re equal opportunity kidnappers on Friday when they invaded a village in Nigeria and abducted dozens of boys and young men, loaded them on trucks, and then drove out of the village with them, according to news reports in Africa and the Middle East.
Ferguson riot: National police leaders blast Obama remarks- Aug 17, 2014
President Barack Obama is once again being blasted by police officers from across the nation—especially the more than 300,000 members of the Fraternal Order of Police [FOP]—who voiced their anger over comments made by the President about the Ferguson police shooting and its aftermath, according to a press statement from FOP officials on Thursday night.
Iranian leaders: Jews are heirs to Nazis, Israel must be eliminated- Aug 5, 2014
In heated statements he made on Sunday, an Iranian military leader and adviser to the Ayatollah called the Israeli’s the Nazis’ heir and called for the elimination of the Jewish homeland. The United States and Israel are not targeting any one particular Islamic nation, but are placing the entire Islamic world in their crosshairs, the top military adviser to Iran’s Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei said.
House report advises eliminating IRS commissioner job- Jul 30, 2014
Republican lawmakers on Tuesday proposed a total revamping of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), accusing the agency of being a political group rather than a nonpartisan government collection agency, according to the House pf Representatives Oversight Committee’s latest report titled, “Making Sure Targeting Never Happens: Getting Politics Out of the IRS and Other Solutions.”
Obama ignored intelligence warnings on Iraqi terrorist surge- Jul 26, 2014
While President Barack Obama and his administration behaved as if the Islamist victories in Iraq were totally unexpected, many intelligence and counterterrorism experts in the military and law enforcement communities claimed on Thursday that Obama, Secretary of State John Kerry, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and others were all aware of the strength and power of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), formerly known as al-Qaida in Iraq.
Hamas rockets found hidden in United Nations school in Gaza- Jul 20, 2014
About 20 rockets suspected of being stashed by Islamist terrorists in Gaza were discovered inside of a United Nations-run school located in the Gaza Strip, according to Middle Eastern news reports.
Texas lawmaker, governor blame Obama for creating ‘refugee camps’- Jul 11, 2014
Texas officials on Thursday claimed that President Barack Obama and his administration are turning U.S. military installations into “‘refugee camps” instead of working to secure the U.S.-Mexico border as a human tsunami illegal alien children flood the nation’s immigration system.
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VA scandal: Obama administration seeking identities of whistleblowers- Jun 16, 2014
A well-respected, non-partisan watchdog group, currently probing the allegations of misconduct and malfeasance at healthcare facilities run by the U.S. Veterans Affairs Department, is refusing to comply with a federal subpoena on Friday ordering the group to reveal the identities of—and information provided by— whistleblowers.