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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July 02, 2015

Police beefing up Fourth of July security over terrorism concerns

In light of recent ISIS attacks across the globe, local officers are gearing up as precaution - Full Story
June 25, 2015

Boston Marathon bomber says he's sorry for the first time

Moments before a judge sentenced him to death, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev broke more than two years of silence Wednesday - Full Story
June 24, 2015

More than 30 victims to speak at Boston bomber's sentencing

In May, a federal jury condemned Tsarnaev to die for bombing the 2013 marathon with his brother - Full Story
June 23, 2015

NYC: Settlement in principle in Muslim surveillance lawsuit

The plaintiffs said the NYPD's post-Sept. 11 intelligence-gathering tarnished law-abiding Muslims - Full Story
June 17, 2015
FBI: Man tied to Texas shooting wanted to attack Super Bowl

FBI: Man tied to Texas shooting wanted to attack Super Bowl

A 2012 investigation into Abdul Malik Abdul Kareem determined he had a terrorism training document on his computer - Full Story
June 12, 2015
2 charged in conspiring to help ISIS with Boston man killed in OIS

2 charged in conspiring to help ISIS with Boston man killed in OIS

Both men are charged with conspiring with Usaama Rahim, who was killed last week by terror investigators who had him under surveillance - Full Story
June 12, 2015

Advocates aim to extend benefits for 9/11 first responders

Advocates for ailing Sept. 11 first responders urged Congress on Thursday to permanently extend a law providing medical monitoring and treatment - Full Story
June 09, 2015

Mom of man killed in 9/11 response wants NYPD recognition

Talat Hamdani spoke up during the question and answer portion of the NYPD's pre-Ramadan conference, saying her son was an active cadet when he died - Full Story
June 08, 2015

Video: Police fatally shoot knife-wielding Boston terror suspect

26-year-old Usaama Rahim plotted to kill police officers, according to officials - Full Story
June 06, 2015

Remote Idaho school buys guns to enhance safety

Limited funds have prevented the school from being able to afford hiring police officers to patrol the building during school hours - Full Story

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