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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September 04, 2002

A Rough Takeoff: Air-Security Agency Hits Turbulence in 1st Year

by Greg Schneider and Sara Kehaulani Goo, The Washington Post When a gunman opened fire at a Los Angeles... - Full Story
September 03, 2002

Elite Police Unit Expanded

New York Times Eighteen New York state troopers have completed a 19-week training program and joined... - Full Story
September 03, 2002

DEA Says Drug Money Flowed to Terrorists

by John Solomon, The Associated Press WASHINGTON - Federal authorities have amassed evidence for the... - Full Story
September 03, 2002

Federal Law Enforcement Training Center

Instructor John Florence, background, teaches two Park Service Rangers how to arrest a combatant subject... - Full Story
September 03, 2002

Twin Missions Overwhelmed TSA

Airport Agency Strives to Create Self, Stop Terror by Greg Schneider and Sara Kehaulani Goo, Washington... - Full Story
August 28, 2002

Padilla's Al Qaeda Ties Confirmed, Prosecutors Say

by Steve Fainaru, Washington Post Multiple intelligence sources have confirmed that a man who sought... - Full Story
August 27, 2002

Atlanta Airport Screening Supervisor Fired for Missing Gun

by David B. Caruso, Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) - An airport screening supervisor in Atlanta... - Full Story
August 27, 2002

bin Laden Reportedly Back At Helm of Al Qaeda

Washington Post LONDON (Reuters) - Osama bin Laden is firmly back in command of al Qaeda and the group... - Full Story
August 25, 2002

Coast Guard's Traditional Missions Down

by Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Los Angeles Times WASHINGTON — The Coast Guard spent 2,263 fewer duty... - Full Story
August 23, 2002

So. Calif. Airport Workers Arrested in Homeland Security Sweep

The Associated Press ONTARIO, Calif. (AP) - A Homeland Security sweep led to 14 arrests at Ontario International... - Full Story

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