7 patrol-level tips for spotting terrorist activity


Below are just a few strategies patrol-level officers can implement — regardless of your rank, experience or location — to better prepare and protect yourself and your community for the possibility of terrorist activity:

[Tips provided by Cliff Mariani, a retired NYPD and counter-terrorism researcher. He is the author of Terrorism Prevention & Response]

  • Stay alert for "routine" crimes that can serve as red flags to possible terrorist planning.

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