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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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

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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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12 dead in terrorist attack on Paris weekly; gunmen escape

Three masked gunmen shouting "Allahu akbar!" stormed the Paris offices of a satirical newspaper Wednesday, killing 12 people, including two police officers.

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Video: 12 dead in terrorist attack on Paris weekly; gunmen escape

Video: 12 dead in terrorist attack on Paris weekly; gunmen escape

Three masked gunmen shouting "Allahu akbar!" stormed the Paris offices of a satirical newspaper Wednesday, killing 12 people, including two police officers - Full Story

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Officials: Ohio PD's new SWAT robot will save lives

The robot features a specially-outfitted arm capable of opening doors and moving objects, plus it can climb stairs and roll over obstacles - Full Story

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Horror over deadly Sydney siege turns to anger

Horror over deadly Sydney siege turns to anger

Leaders demanded to know how a man with a violent criminal history slipped through the cracks and ended up in a cafe where he took 17 hostages - Full Story

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Can identifying mental illness stop terror attacks?

New studies have challenged several decades of thinking that psychological problems are only a minor factor in the making of terrorists - Full Story

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No terrorism link seen in NY synagogue attack

No terrorism link seen in NY synagogue attack

Man with a history of mental illness slipped into the headquarters of a major Jewish organization and stabbed an Israeli student in the head - Full Story

Columns

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

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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



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