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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February 15, 2015
3 dead, 5 officers shot in Denmark

3 dead, 5 officers shot in Denmark

Suspected gunman killed by police after shooting attacks had a background in criminal gangs - Full Story
February 14, 2015

Police foil Canada mall mass shooting plot

One of two suspects shot himself as police surrounded his house - Full Story
January 30, 2015
New NYPD unit to combat terrorists, control protests

New NYPD unit to combat terrorists, control protests

Unit will be equipped with machine guns and heavy armor and will receive training in advanced counterterrorism tactics and "disorder control" - Full Story
January 21, 2015

French police to get better guns, more intel agents to fight terror

The new security measures include increased intelligence-gathering on jihadis and other radicals, in part by making it easier to tap phones - Full Story
January 20, 2015

Controversy rises over police radars that 'see through walls'

These radar detectors use radio waves to determine if someone is inside a home and whether they are moving - Full Story
January 19, 2015
No plea deal likely in Boston Marathon bombing case

No plea deal likely in Boston Marathon bombing case

The Justice Department has given no indication it is open to any proposal from the defense to spare Tsarnaev's life - Full Story
January 17, 2015

2 dead, 1 injured in shooting at Fla. mall

Police responded to reports of shots fired around 9:30 a.m. - Full Story
January 16, 2015
After Paris attacks, NYPD expanding 'active shooter' training

After Paris attacks, NYPD expanding 'active shooter' training

Commissioner William Bratton says the new training is based in part on lessons brought back from an NYPD team that was sent to Paris - Full Story
January 16, 2015

Man killed by Ohio airport police had knives taped to his legs

Man's behavior was "consistent with someone who intended to hijack an aircraft" - Full Story
January 15, 2015
Belgium police kill 2 in anti-terror raid during shootout

Belgium police kill 2 in anti-terror raid during shootout

Security forces killed two terror suspects in a fierce shootout Thursday and arrested another, foiling a major attack against police buildings - Full Story



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Terrorism Prevention and Response Columnists

The Counter Terrorist The Counter Terrorist
with Security Solutions International Staff
The Street As I See It The Street As I See It
with Scott Sargent