In this episode of OrionTalks, Karl P. Kadon, the Chief of the Criminal Division at the United States Attorneys' Offices, joins to discuss the far-reaching implications of the Israel and Hamas conflict and delves into the spillover effects of this conflict. The conversation explores the surge of hate crimes against Jewish and Muslim communities and the increasing risk of home-grown extremism in the United States stemming from the tragedy in Israel and Gaza. Mr. Kadon provides his insights into how law enforcement agencies can take steps to counter such challenges and offers recommendations for intergovernmental cooperation. He also shares his perspective on the role of community leaders and how to protect vulnerable populations.
Karl P. Kadon is Chief of the Criminal Division at the United States Attorneys' Offices, he leads a team of over 40 talented and dedicated prosecutors who handle a wide range of federal criminal cases, from drug trafficking and money laundering to cybercrime and terrorism. He has been serving as an Assistant United States Attorney since 2006, and as the Chief of the Criminal Division since 2019, using his legal expertise, leadership skills, and commitment to justice to protect the public and uphold the rule of law.
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