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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May 04, 2015
FBI investigated gunman for terror prior to Texas attack

FBI investigated gunman for terror prior to Texas attack

Police killed two gunmen who opened fire on a security officer outside the Curtis Culwell Center in Texas on Sunday night - Full Story
May 04, 2015
2 gunmen killed outside Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas

2 gunmen killed outside Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas

Two armed men who opened fire on a security officer outside of a provocative contest for cartoon depictions of the Prophet Muhammad have been killed - Full Story
April 26, 2015
Marathon bomber trial casts focus on Boston Muslims

Marathon bomber trial casts focus on Boston Muslims

Community has been once again thrust into the spotlight as the death penalty trial of convicted bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev nears its conclusion - Full Story
April 23, 2015

Video: Boston bomber flips off jail cell surveillance cam

Footage of the obscene gesture was released publicly Wednesday, a day after the photo caused a sensation when prosecutors showed it in court to the jury - Full Story
April 22, 2015
Family of officer slain after Boston bombing explains loss

Family of officer slain after Boston bombing explains loss

Officer Sean Collier was shot to death as the brothers tried to flee the Boston area three days after the bombings - Full Story
April 20, 2015
6 Minn. men charged with trying to join ISIS

6 Minn. men charged with trying to join ISIS

Six are the latest Westerners accused of traveling or attempting to travel to Syria to join the group - Full Story
April 19, 2015
Service held to mark 20 years since Oklahoma City bombing

Service held to mark 20 years since Oklahoma City bombing

Former President Bill Clinton and Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin were among those who spoke at Sunday's service at the Oklahoma City National Memorial - Full Story
April 17, 2015
Parents of youngest Boston bombing victim: Take death penalty off table

Parents of youngest Boston bombing victim: Take death penalty off table

Said that sentencing Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death "could bring years of appeals and prolong reliving the most painful day of our lives" - Full Story
April 15, 2015
Report: After Boston, LE cooperation on terrorism improving

Report: After Boston, LE cooperation on terrorism improving

Report released Tuesday suggests there's been progress in how federal and local law enforcement officials share information following the Boston bombings - Full Story
April 13, 2015

Enhanced security to remain in place for Boston Marathon

The race will occur one day before the sentencing phase of convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev begins - Full Story



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