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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June 29, 2002

In a Sign of the Times, The City Begins Deploying Radiation Detectors

by William K. Rashbaum, New York Times As a part of the Police Department's new measures to guard against... - Full Story
June 28, 2002

FBI Says Seattle Seen by Islamic Terrorists as `Easy Target'

The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) - The Seattle area is "disproportionately" targeted for attack by... - Full Story
June 28, 2002

CIA Director Calls for Security Safety Net

CIA, FBI Can't Protect Nation Against All Threats, Director Tells Hill by Dana Priest and Bill Miller,... - Full Story
June 27, 2002

Cyber-Attacks by Al Qaeda Feared

Terrorists at Threshold of Using Internet as Tool of Bloodshed, Experts Say By Barton Gellman Washington... - Full Story
June 27, 2002

In Security Measure, Fire Dept. Ambulances Get Daily Colors

by Al Baker, New York Times To discourage terrorists from using ambulances as weapons, the Fire Department's... - Full Story
June 27, 2002

Unruly Passenger Causes American Flight to Divert to El Paso

by Chris Roberts, Associated Press EL PASO, Texas (AP) - An American Airlines flight bound for Los Angeles... - Full Story
June 27, 2002

Report Cites Risks Caused by Poor U.S. Effort to Halt Smuggling of Radioactive Material

Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - The nation's vulnerability to attacks using nuclear weapons or "dirty... - Full Story
June 26, 2002

Man's Home Searched in Anthrax Probe

The Washington Post The FBI searched the home of a Fort Detrick researcher who may have had access to... - Full Story
June 26, 2002

U.S. Links Jordanian to Sept. 11 Hijackers

Agents Arrest Man, 27, in Baltimore by Dan Eggen, The Washington Post Federal authorities yesterday... - Full Story
June 26, 2002

Al Qaeda Tape Likely Real, U.S. Says

by Walter Pincus, The Washington Post Government analysts have determined it is "highly probable" that... - Full Story

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