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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Remote Idaho school buys guns to enhance safety

Limited funds have prevented the school from being able to afford hiring police officers to patrol the building during school hours - Full Story

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Video: Knife-wielding man lunges at cops in fatal Ohio airport OIS

Detective wrote that suspect's behavior was “consistent with someone who intended to hijack an aircraft” - Full Story

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Cop hurt in battle with Boston bombers likely victim of blue-on-blue

Cop hurt in battle with Boston bombers likely victim of blue-on-blue

Whatever wounded cop is still embedded in his leg, leaving investigators unable to confirm which gun fired the bullet - Full Story

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FBI: Boston man talked of a beheading, killing cops

FBI: Boston man talked of a beheading, killing cops

Originally planned to behead an unidentified victim before changing his mind and saying he was going to "go after" the "boys in blue" - Full Story

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Official: Boston terror suspect radicalized through IS group

Official: Boston terror suspect radicalized through IS group

Usaama Rahim was shot Tuesday after police say he lunged at them with a knife when they approached him to question him - Full Story

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Knife-wielding man under terror surveillance fatally shot

Knife-wielding man under terror surveillance fatally shot

Lunged with a knife at a city police officer and an FBI agent - Full Story

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Protesters gather at Phoenix mosque under close police watch

Protesters gather at Phoenix mosque under close police watch

The protest came about month after a shootout outside a Prophet Muhammad cartoon-drawing contest in a Dallas suburb - Full Story

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Will death make the Boston bomber a martyr?

Will death make the Boston bomber a martyr?

Some analysts worry that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's eventual execution could inspire more attacks - Full Story



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Terrorism Prevention and Response Columnists

Securing the Homeland Securing the Homeland
with Lt. Raymond E. Foster (ret.)
The Street As I See It The Street As I See It
with Scott Sargent