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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August 09, 2002

Officials to Tour New York's Federal Plaza for Street-Level Look at Security

by Michael Wilson, New York Times The debate over bolstering security around Federal Plaza in Lower... - Full Story
August 06, 2002

Ridge Tells D.C. Area to Unite Efforts Against Terror

Leaders Sign Pact on Coordination by Spencer S. Hsu, Washington Post Homeland Security Director Tom Ridge... - Full Story
July 29, 2002

Accident Spread Anthrax, Army says

The Washington Post Anthrax spores found in the spring outside the supposedly secure areas of a biological... - Full Story
July 29, 2002

Georgia Man Charged After 600 Hand Grenades Found in Home Basement

The Associated Press ELBERTON, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia man was charged Friday with unlawful possession... - Full Story
July 28, 2002

U.S. Officials Observe al-Qaida Members Reaching Out to Hezbollah

Some low-level al-Qaida members are building relationships with members of Hezbollah, an Iranian-backed... - Full Story
July 28, 2002

FBI: Just 200 Hard-Core Al- Qaeda Members

Palm Beach Post, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Senior FBI officials believe there are now no more than... - Full Story
July 25, 2002

FBI's New Analysts Fashion Portrait of Changing Al-Qaida

by Christopher Newton, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - The FBI's new cadre of intelligence analysts... - Full Story
July 23, 2002

U.S., Canada Setting Up More Joint Border Security Units

The Associated Press BANFF, Alberta (AP) - Canada and the United States said they would set up five... - Full Story
July 22, 2002

Terrorist Suspect Arrested in Conn.

After failing to appear in court on a robbery charge, Shakur Khabir was placed under arrest Saturday... - Full Story
July 22, 2002

Security Stepped Up Around Alexandria Va. Courthouse

The Washington Post Alexandria officials have added round-the-clock security, built a new gravel parking... - Full Story

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