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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Okla. woman beheaded, reserve deputy shoots suspect

Man who had been fired from food processing plant beheaded a woman with a knife and was attacking another worker when he was shot - Full Story

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FBI chief: Apple, Google phone encryption perilous

Cited child-kidnapping and terrorism cases as two examples of situations where quick access by authorities to information on cellphones can save lives - Full Story

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Australian police kill suspected terrorist who stabbed officers

Officers had asked the 18-year-old man to come to a police station on Tuesday night to answer questions - Full Story

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Terror suspect killed after stabbing 2 Australian officers

An 18-year-old man, identified as Numan Haider, was shot dead at a police station in the Endeavour Hills suburb of Melbourne, Australia on Tuesday night after he attacked two officers.

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LA pilot program aims to counter homegrown jihadists

The way the LAPD's counterterrorism head sees it, American Muslims could be the city's most effective tool in guarding against homeland threats - Full Story

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Security breached: Intruder gets into White House

Security breached: Intruder gets into White House

For the Secret Service, the incident was a devastating episode that prompted fresh questions about the agency and its ability to protect the president - Full Story

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Footage of sovereign citizen’s ‘full-frontal assault’ on courthouse released

Surveillance video captures the June 6 attack that resulted in one officer wounded and a suspect shot to death.

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Video: Footage of sovereign citizen’s ‘full-frontal assault’ on courthouse released

Video: Footage of sovereign citizen’s ‘full-frontal assault’ on courthouse released

Surveillance video captures the June 6 attack that resulted in one officer wounded and a suspect shot to death - Full Story

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Colo. woman must aid FBI as part of terror plea

Colo. woman must aid FBI as part of terror plea

19-year-old woman pleaded guilty Wednesday to trying to help the militant Islamic State group under a plea deal - Full Story

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9/11 commemoration held in New York

9/11 commemoration held in New York

With the solemn toll of a bell and a moment of silence, the nation paused Thursday to mark the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attack - Full Story



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