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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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
March 12, 2015
Video: Footage of Boston bombers ambushing officer released

Video: Footage of Boston bombers ambushing officer released

Student on Wednesday identified Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as the man he saw leaning in to the cruiser of an MIT officer who was fatally shot days after the bombings - Full Story
March 09, 2015
ATF agent dies of 9/11-related illness

ATF agent dies of 9/11-related illness

47-year-old William Sheldon Jr. died March 2 from cancer he developed from exposure to debris at Ground Zero - Full Story
March 02, 2015
FBI faces $30M suit over death during Boston bombing investigation

FBI faces $30M suit over death during Boston bombing investigation

Ibragim Todashev was fatally shot while being questioned about a Boston Marathon bombing suspect - Full Story
February 26, 2015
Feds: 3 accused in ISIS plot vocal about beliefs

Feds: 3 accused in ISIS plot vocal about beliefs

NYPD Commissioner William Bratton said this was the first public case in New York involving possible fighters going to the Islamic State - Full Story
February 25, 2015

3 nabbed in NY, Fla. in plot to join Islamic State group

Federal officials said one of those arrested spoke of attacking President Barack Obama or planting a bomb on Coney Island - Full Story
February 23, 2015
Somalia extremists urge attacks on US shopping malls

Somalia extremists urge attacks on US shopping malls

Video purported to be by rebel group al-Shabab urged Muslims to attack shopping malls in the U.S., Canada, Britain and other Western countries - Full Story
February 22, 2015
Denmark shooting shows link between gangs, radicals

Denmark shooting shows link between gangs, radicals

Danish police say gang members with Muslim backgrounds are being radicalized both in prison and outside - Full Story
February 18, 2015
Denmark gunman used assault rifle, 2 handguns in attacks

Denmark gunman used assault rifle, 2 handguns in attacks

Omar Abdel Hamid El-Hussein was killed in firefight with police Sunday after a shooting spree that may have been inspired by the terror attacks in Paris - Full Story



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