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Program launched to detect 'lone offenders'


By Kevin Johnson
USA Today

Federal authorities have launched an effort to detect lone attackers who may be contemplating politically charged assaults similar to the recent slayings of a Kansas abortion doctor and a Holocaust museum security guard.

The effort, known as the "Lone Wolf Initiative," was started shortly after President Obama's inauguration, in part because of an increasing number of hate groups and surging gun sales.

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