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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Al Muhajir Alleged to be Scouting Terror Sites

U.S. Says Al Qaeda had Instructed Suspect by Susan Schmidt and Walter Pincus, Washington Post The American... - Full Story

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Prisons Seen as Breeding Ground for Terrorist Groups Looking for American Operatives

by Christopher Newton, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Prisons are attracting increasing attention... - Full Story

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INS Issues Alert on Thermos Bottles & Yemenis

The U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service has ordered that all Yemeni nationals be searched before... - Full Story

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Arrest Shifts Focus to U.S. Sources of Atomic Isotopes

by Barton Gellman, Washington Post Long before the May 8 arrest of Abdullah al Muhajir, the U.S. government... - Full Story

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Panic Could Magnify Harm, Experts Say

Governments Working to Curb Spread of Radioactive Matter in Case of Attack by Bill Miller and Guy Gugliotta,... - Full Story

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U.S. Arrests Alleged Terrorist in 'Dirty Bomb' Plot

An al-Qaida plot to detonate a radioactive "dirty bomb" in the United States was disrupted when a U.S.... - Full Story

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Coast Guard Calls for Ports to be on Alert

The New York Times WASHINGTON - The Coast Guard issued a nationwide alert this weekend, saying it had... - Full Story

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Cargo Security for Passenger Planes is Lax, Report Says

by Greg Schneider, The Washington Post WASHINGTON — Security for cargo carried on passenger planes... - Full Story

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Be Vigilant, Pedestrians and Drivers Urged

Rallies Across Region Put Focus on Safety by Monte Reel, Washington Post Hundreds of sign-waving residents... - Full Story

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Officers Lining up for a Life in the Skies

Air Marshal Service Drains Local Forces by David A. Fahrenthold and Phuong Ly, Washington Post Police... - Full Story



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