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 01, 2016
Lessons from the SDHPD: 5 considerations for developing a marine patrol unit Duane Wolfe - The Warrior's Path

Lessons from the SDHPD: 5 considerations for developing a marine patrol unit

The San Diego Harbor Police is a shining example of what a marine unit can be - Full Story
January 29, 2016
Policing Matters Podcast: UOF reform, attack on Philly cop, terrorism and officer safety Jim Dudley and Doug Wyllie - Policing Matters

Policing Matters Podcast: UOF reform, attack on Philly cop, terrorism and officer safety

PoliceOne Editor in Chief Doug Wyllie and retired San Francisco officer Jim Dudley discuss current news, offer advice, thoughts, tips and laughs for officers - Full Story
January 24, 2016
14 keys for a successful patrol rifle program Ron LaPedis - Private Industry and Public Safety

14 keys for a successful patrol rifle program

A panel of three experts led the patrol rifle session of the 2016 SHOT Show Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP) - Full Story
January 21, 2016
SHOT Show 2016: How active shooter attacks are evolving (and how cops can prepare) Mike Wood - Tactical Analysis

SHOT Show 2016: How active shooter attacks are evolving (and how cops can prepare)

Events of the past year have put some new twists on the active shooter problem - Full Story
January 08, 2016
Rapid Response: 1 critical lesson from the ISIS-inspired attack on a Philly cop Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

Rapid Response: 1 critical lesson from the ISIS-inspired attack on a Philly cop

There is one very significant yet simple takeaway from this incident which requires our attention and consideration: shot doesn’t equal dead — the will to win is a potentially life-saving force - Full Story
January 08, 2016
7 of the biggest issues facing law enforcement in 2016 Paul Cappitelli - The Elephant in the Room

7 of the biggest issues facing law enforcement in 2016

Take a moment to reflect upon these issues and analyze your agency's readiness - Full Story
December 28, 2015
What the famed 'I'll take a bullet' cop can teach us about officer safety for 2016 Duane Wolfe - The Warrior's Path

What the famed 'I'll take a bullet' cop can teach us about officer safety for 2016

Knowing that they may need to take a bullet in their effort to save an innocent, police officers went to work each day wearing their body armor - Full Story
December 27, 2015
2015 in Review: Celebrating 6 police heroes who saved lives Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

2015 in Review: Celebrating 6 police heroes who saved lives

Here are some selected examples of people who are with their families this Christmas because of the courage and decisive action of American police officers - Full Story
December 08, 2015
How NYPD’s Hercules team serves as a model for counterterrorism Sgt. Glenn French - SWAT Operator

How NYPD’s Hercules team serves as a model for counterterrorism

The NYPD Hercules team’s message is that NYC is not an easy target - Full Story
December 04, 2015
When violence erupts: 6 considerations for cops in a large-scale critical incident Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

When violence erupts: 6 considerations for cops in a large-scale critical incident

Active killer incidents and other large-scale mass-casualty events are sudden — you need to get ready with tactics and tools to help get you through a very, very long day - Full Story



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