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 30, 2015
9 things to prepare for when encountering Sovereign Citizens Jason Hoschouer - Motors and Monies

9 things to prepare for when encountering Sovereign Citizens

Sovereign Citizens fancy themselves outside of the laws of the land and don’t recognize the legitimacy of the U.S. government - Full Story
November 27, 2015
Policing Matters Podcast: Paris attacks analysis, lowering hiring standards, off-duty carry Jim Dudley and Doug Wyllie - Policing Matters

Policing Matters Podcast: Paris attacks analysis, lowering hiring standards, off-duty carry

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
November 14, 2015
Rapid Response: Paris terror attacks remind police to prepare for the worst Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

Rapid Response: Paris terror attacks remind police to prepare for the worst

Know that it can happen here — quite easily, in fact - Full Story
September 11, 2015
14 years after 9/11: Assessing the terrorist threat (and how cops should prepare) Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

14 years after 9/11: Assessing the terrorist threat (and how cops should prepare)

AQAP and ISIS attackers are a clear and present danger to the security of the American people — they’re different, but each is an adversary about which we must be cognizant - Full Story
July 29, 2015
Terrorism: When reality meets unrealistic expectations Scott Stewart - Tactical Intelligence

Terrorism: When reality meets unrealistic expectations

Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez, the shooter killed by police in the Chattanooga attack, is the prototypical leaderless resistance assailant. - Full Story
April 17, 2015
Police History: How Trooper Charlie Hanger caught the Oklahoma City bomber Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Police History: How Trooper Charlie Hanger caught the Oklahoma City bomber

Thousands who have been left behind with gaping holes in their hearts from the events of April 19, 1995 may take some consolation in knowing that one cop made and incredible impact with one traffic stop - Full Story
February 26, 2015
What cops can learn from the the 1993 WTC bombing investigation Scott Stewart - Tactical Intelligence

What cops can learn from the the 1993 WTC bombing investigation

The pre-9/11 terrorism operational model seen in the Kahane assassination, the World Trade Center bombing, and the New York Landmarks plot shares many parallels with the current environment — the big difference between 1993 and today is that we are now acutely aware of who the jihadists are - Full Story
December 03, 2014
Security v. safety: What cops should know about the encryption war Tim Dees - Police Tech & Gear

Security v. safety: What cops should know about the encryption war

Should individuals be permitted to have a lock that no one but the owner may open? - Full Story
December 03, 2014
New tracking tech makes IDing suspects in large crowds possible Tim Dees - Police Tech & Gear

New tracking tech makes IDing suspects in large crowds possible

Being able to follow people like this could be the difference between locating and disarming an IED, or dealing with an incident like the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing - Full Story
November 15, 2014
Comey provides insight into FBI’s priorities at IACP Leischen Stelter - Education Issues in Public Safety

Comey provides insight into FBI’s priorities at IACP

The FBI is increasingly concerned with extremism spreading via the Internet and fostering homegrown terrorism - Full Story



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Be Advised... Be Advised...
with Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief
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