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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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
January 15, 2015

Ohio man accused of plotting to attack US Capitol arrested

He was arrested as he took control of a firearm during an undercover FBI operation in southwestern Ohio - Full Story
January 14, 2015

NYPD officers mourn cops killed in Paris terror attacks

Department sent an honor unit to Paris Tuesday in solidarity with French police - Full Story
January 14, 2015
Tsarnaev lawyers: Suspend jury selection over Paris attacks

Tsarnaev lawyers: Suspend jury selection over Paris attacks

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked a judge on Tuesday to suspend jury selection in his trial for at least a month because the recent terrorist attacks - Full Story
January 13, 2015

Attack on Paris: How UAVs could have aided police response

Had similar events occurred in the U.S., our law enforcement officers would have exposed themselves to similar dangers - Full Story
January 12, 2015
Police: Up to 6 Paris terror suspects may still be at large

Police: Up to 6 Paris terror suspects may still be at large

Prime Minister Manuel Valls said the manhunt is urgent because "the threat is still present" after the attacks that began Wednesday - Full Story
January 10, 2015

France hunts suspect, braces for new terrorist attacks

France's government urged the nation to remain vigilant Saturday as they continue to hunt for an accomplice to the rampages linked to al Qaida - Full Story
January 09, 2015
French police kill gunmen, end terror rampage

French police kill gunmen, end terror rampage

Terrorists linked to each other seized hostages at two locations around Paris on Friday, facing off against police - Full Story
January 08, 2015
French police detain 9 in massive hunt for 2 terror suspects

French police detain 9 in massive hunt for 2 terror suspects

SWAT teams backed by helicopters tracked two heavily armed brothers with al-Qaida sympathies suspected in the newsroom massacre of a satirical French weekly - Full Story
January 08, 2015
FBI investigates IED blast near Colo. NAACP office

FBI investigates IED blast near Colo. NAACP office

FBI investigating whether the blast was domestic terrorism - Full Story



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