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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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October 22, 2014
Terrorist attack in Canada shows limits of a persistent threat Scott Stewart - Tactical Intelligence

Terrorist attack in Canada shows limits of a persistent threat

Such attacks are a sign of weakness rather than of strength and highlight the constraints jihadist groups face as they try to project their terrorist capability in the post-9/11 world - Full Story
October 13, 2014
Responding to a chronic terrorist threat Scott Stewart - Tactical Intelligence

Responding to a chronic terrorist threat

It is important to understand that, historically, the success al Qaeda has had in executing large attacks is not due to the professionalism of its operatives and attack planners - Full Story
September 10, 2014
Why beat cops are key to domestic counterterrorism Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Why beat cops are key to domestic counterterrorism

Attacks funded and orchestrated by a transnational terror groups such as al Qaeda, AQAP, al Shabaab, and ISIS merit consideration, but lone wolves and the grassroots Jihad remain the biggest threat - Full Story
August 12, 2014
Prepare your SWAT team for a crisis on a plane Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Prepare your SWAT team for a crisis on a plane

Imagine the radio in your squad or on your belt suddenly squawks: “Respond to the airport — there is a man on board flight 111 who says he has a bomb.” - Full Story
June 18, 2014
Analyzing the threat of domestic terrorism through the lens of the LVMPD attack Scott Stewart - Tactical Intelligence

Analyzing the threat of domestic terrorism through the lens of the LVMPD attack

Domestic terrorists who can conduct spectacular, high-casualty attacks like those orchestrated by Timothy McVeigh or Anders Breivik are the exception rather than the rule - Full Story
April 15, 2014
Hero cop among thousands returning for Boston Marathon Loraine Burger - Perspectives on Policing

Hero cop among thousands returning for Boston Marathon

After the bombs went off on Boylston Street, Rhode Island State Trooper Roupen Bastajian ignored the cramps he’d incurred in the 26.2-mile run, and raced back to the finish line to help aid the victims - Full Story
April 04, 2014
Demystifying the criminal planning cycle Scott Stewart - Tactical Intelligence

Demystifying the criminal planning cycle

Understanding the criminal planning cycle is important, because that understanding can then be used by potential victims and law enforcement officers to look for the various aspects of the cycle as it progresses - Full Story
March 27, 2014
Keeping an eye on counterfeiting PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

Keeping an eye on counterfeiting

In PoliceOne "First Person" essays, PoliceOne Members candidly share their own unique personal insights on issues confronting cops today, as well as opinions, observations, and advice on living life behind the thin blue line - Full Story
March 20, 2014
How local and state cops fit into counterterrorism PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

How local and state cops fit into counterterrorism

While we will always need to train to respond to an attack, we will be much more effective by conducting proactive investigations — investigations which begin with learning the pre-attack indicators of terrorists - Full Story
February 17, 2014
How to spot and catch mentally-disturbed Scott Stewart - Tactical Intelligence

How to spot and catch mentally-disturbed "lone wolves"

Efforts to detect surveillance — whether by law enforcement, intelligence agencies, corporations or individuals — are a critical means of spotting lone wolves during the target selection and planning stage - Full Story



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Terrorism Prevention and Response Columnists

10-43: Be Advised... 10-43: Be Advised...
with Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief
Securing the Homeland Securing the Homeland
with Lt. Raymond E. Foster (ret.)