Terrorism Prevention and Response

Terrorism Prevention and Response

Because American cops are on the front lines in counterterrorism, the Terrorism Prevention and Response topic page is updated with news and information to protect the homeland from all enemies, foreign and domestic. From lone wolf domestic terrorists to radical Islamist jihadists, terrorism existed in the U.S. long before 9/11 and will remain a looming threat.
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October 18, 2014

Judge denies Tsarnaev bid to suppress evidence

Tsarnaev's lawyers argued that the warrants authorizing searches weren't specific enough and that some items were improperly seized - Full Story
October 12, 2014

Docs: Tsarnaev knew brother involved in 2011 murder case

A witness plans to testify that he knew about his brother's involvement in a triple slaying - Full Story
October 10, 2014

Audio: 911 calls released from Kentucky school shooting

The calls were among four to 911 released by Louisville police on Thursday - Full Story
October 08, 2014

Study: Poor contact hurt theater shooting response

City officials ordered the review by an outside company amid questions about why emergency medical personnel didn't get into the theater until nearly 24 minutes after the attack - Full Story
October 07, 2014
Feds: Ill. teen sought to join Islamic State

Feds: Ill. teen sought to join Islamic State

19-year-old American left a letter expressing disgust with Western society before trying to board an international flight in Chicago - Full Story
September 30, 2014
Okla. man charged with murder in beheading

Okla. man charged with murder in beheading

The FBI is also investigating the case, given the suspect's interest in beheadings and a recent surge in Middle East violence - Full Story
September 28, 2014
Police: Man accused in Okla. beheading is awake

Police: Man accused in Okla. beheading is awake

Suspect will be charged Monday with first-degree murder and assault and battery with a deadly weapon and may also face federal charges - Full Story
September 26, 2014

Okla. woman beheaded, reserve deputy shoots suspect

Man who had been fired from food processing plant beheaded a woman with a knife and was attacking another worker when he was shot - Full Story
September 26, 2014

FBI chief: Apple, Google phone encryption perilous

Cited child-kidnapping and terrorism cases as two examples of situations where quick access by authorities to information on cellphones can save lives - Full Story
September 24, 2014

Australian police kill suspected terrorist who stabbed officers

Officers had asked the 18-year-old man to come to a police station on Tuesday night to answer questions - Full Story

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