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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November 22, 2015

NYC emergency responders conduct active shooter drill in wake of Paris attacks

The Sunday morning drill came just days before one of the city's most high-profile events, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade - Full Story
November 15, 2015

Videos: Paris police endure heavy gunfire during concert hall attack response

Of the multiple attack locations, the Bataclan concert hall was the site of the deadliest violence - Full Story
November 15, 2015
France bombs Islamic State HQ, hunts attacker who got away

France bombs Islamic State HQ, hunts attacker who got away

French officials said that police had already found suspect near the border, but released him after an ID check - Full Story
November 15, 2015
Officials: No credible threats target US after Paris attacks

Officials: No credible threats target US after Paris attacks

Extra security was stationed at French-owned sites in Washington and consulates in Boston and NYC - Full Story
November 13, 2015
120 dead in string of Paris terror attacks

120 dead in string of Paris terror attacks

When the attacks were over, eight attackers were dead — seven of them in suicide explosions - Full Story
September 27, 2015
Police present flag to German Chancellor at 9/11 memorial

Police present flag to German Chancellor at 9/11 memorial

Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel tells officials she plans to fly a memorial flag at the German Chancellery in honor of the 37 police officers who died in the terrorist attacks - Full Story
September 27, 2015
Playground honors MIT officer slain by marathon bombers

Playground honors MIT officer slain by marathon bombers

The playground was dedicated to Sean Collier in Wilmington on Saturday - Full Story
September 20, 2015
Phoenix freeway shooting suspect: 'I'm the wrong guy'

Phoenix freeway shooting suspect: 'I'm the wrong guy'

Suspect was arrested Friday evening after a SWAT team swarmed him at a Wal-Mart - Full Story
August 16, 2015
Biden calls Chattanooga shooter a 'perverted jihadist'

Biden calls Chattanooga shooter a 'perverted jihadist'

Biden's comments came at a memorial to the five servicemen killed in a shooting rampage by Kuwait-born Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez - Full Story
July 14, 2015
Boston police captain hands over son to FBI

Boston police captain hands over son to FBI

Father alerted authorities last fall that his son had a long history of mental illness - Full Story



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