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.
Main News Columns Videos Products Photos
April 03, 2015

Report: Lack of gun discipline led to crossfire in Boston bombers shootout

Some cops involved in tracking down the Boston Marathon bombers showed a lack of "weapons discipline" during a firefight with the brothers - Full Story
April 03, 2015
US committed to stopping 'homegrown extremists' after NY bomb plot thwarted

US committed to stopping 'homegrown extremists' after NY bomb plot thwarted

Disturbing allegations were contained in court papers describing the latest homegrown terror plot thwarted by the FBI and the NYPD - Full Story
March 30, 2015
Prosecution rests its case against Boston Marathon bomber

Prosecution rests its case against Boston Marathon bomber

Jurors in federal death penalty trial saw gruesome autopsy photos and heard a medical examiner describe devastating injuries suffered by an 8-year-old boy - Full Story
March 27, 2015
Report calls for improvements at FBI to combat terror

Report calls for improvements at FBI to combat terror

FBI must work speed up its efforts to confront increasingly sophisticated terrorists and improve its ability to gather intelligence on global threats - Full Story
March 23, 2015

Terrorism expert: Tsarnaev note in boat used jihadi themes

A note written by Boston Marathon bomber as he hid inside a boat contained themes of global jihad similar to those found in extremist materials on his computer - Full Story
March 19, 2015
Boston bomber faces state murder charge in MIT cop's death

Boston bomber faces state murder charge in MIT cop's death

Tsarnaev will still face state charges in Collier's death after his federal death penalty trial - Full Story
March 16, 2015
Police describe battling Boston bombers in escape attempt

Police describe battling Boston bombers in escape attempt

Officers said the brothers threw several bombs at them, including pipe bombs and a pressure-cooker bomb similar to those used in the marathon attack - Full Story
March 13, 2015
Carjack victim describes harrowing ride with Boston bombers

Carjack victim describes harrowing ride with Boston bombers

Prosecutors said shortly before the carjacking, the Tsarnaev brothers shot MIT Officer Sean Collier in a failed attempt to steal his gun - Full Story



PoliceOne Offers

Sponsored by

Sign up for FREE eNewsletters

Enter your email address below:

Connect with PoliceOne

Mobile Apps Facebook Twitter Google

Terrorism Prevention and Response Columnists

Securing the Homeland Securing the Homeland
with Lt. Raymond E. Foster (ret.)
The Counter Terrorist The Counter Terrorist
with Security Solutions International Staff