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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November 24, 2010
Firsthand: Operation Vigilant Resolve Security Solutions International Staff - The Counter Terrorist

Firsthand: Operation Vigilant Resolve

A firsthand account of a former commander of a US military antiterrorism unit - Full Story
November 18, 2010
OTMs and SIAs in the USA Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

OTMs and SIAs in the USA

OTM is a delightful little acronym for illegal immigrants who are 'Other Than Mexican' — SIA stands for 'Special Interest Aliens' from terrorist nations like Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, Sudan, Somalia, Pakistan, and Yemen - Full Story
November 11, 2010
North Korean adventures in unconventional warfare Security Solutions International Staff - The Counter Terrorist

North Korean adventures in unconventional warfare

The world continues to focus on North Korea's nuclear program and naval attacks on the South, as North Korea builds a special operations behemoth - Full Story
November 08, 2010
Book Excerpt: Building a Better Gunfighter Richard Fairburn - Law Enforcement Firearms

Book Excerpt: Building a Better Gunfighter

Improving Marksmanship, Mechanics, and Mindset - Full Story
November 04, 2010
A Hostage's Journey: The Story of Arjan Erkel Security Solutions International Staff - The Counter Terrorist

A Hostage's Journey: The Story of Arjan Erkel

Erkel recounts his experience being kidnapped by Islamic militants - Full Story
October 20, 2010
Everyone wins at Urban Shield 2010 Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Everyone wins at Urban Shield 2010

This year every team came away with the winning experience of working with members of EMS and Fire teams in a host of high-speed training scenarios - Full Story
October 18, 2010
Urban Shield 2010: The future of preparedness planning and evaluation Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Urban Shield 2010: The future of preparedness planning and evaluation

Already one of the top SWAT exercises in the world, Urban Shield has become a national template to evaluate regional public safety preparedness - Full Story
October 04, 2010
Individual preparedness for terrorism: Are you ready? Ron Avery - The PoliceOne Firearms Corner

Individual preparedness for terrorism: Are you ready?

While our intelligence agencies and law enforcement agencies are working overtime to intercept and disrupt various attempts by groups to carry out an attack, we cannot count on this being 100 percent effective - Full Story
September 27, 2010
Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula targets the United States Security Solutions International Staff - The Counter Terrorist

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula targets the United States

Individual terrorists, small cells continue to pose a threat to American soil - Full Story
September 10, 2010
Gauging the threat of an Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) attack Scott Stewart - Tactical Intelligence

Gauging the threat of an Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) attack

There is little doubt that efforts by the United States to harden infrastructure against EMP — and its ability to manage critical infrastructure manually in the event of an EMP attack — have been eroded - Full Story



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