On Sept. 11, 2001, 72 officers were killed in the line of duty. But they were not the only law enforcement casualties of 9/11. Today, 13 years after the attacks, officers continue to die from exposure to the toxins that were released by the destruction of the World Trade Center towers.
Both the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Defense have made it clear that aviation security remains a top priority. So why has the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) decided to close down six Federal Air Marshal Service (FAMS) field offices?
The redevelopment of what once was Ground Zero passed another milestone Thursday when President Obama helped dedicate the National September 11 Museum in the cavernous foundation hole of the office complex destroyed by the 2001 terror attacks. Read Full Story Here.
The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) announced its recommendation on Sept. 9 that 50 forms of cancer coverage be included under the James Zadroga Act.