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NYPD Counterterror Units on High Alert After Brussels Attacks

March 22, 2016
The NYPD immediately responded to the attacks in Belgium, not only activating its Critical and Strategic response unit, but also deploying additional counterterrorism teams to major landmarks, transit hubs, as well as other high-profile locations including the Belgian Consulate.

Snitches Get Stitches

February 29, 2016

So the federal government tells people to "say something" if they suspect terrorist activities, but the highest-ranking officials in that government vocally disparage anyone who says something and is wrong about their suspicions.

AS&E Introduces the CarView Portal to Inspect Small Vehicles

February 17, 2016
American Science and Engineering Inc. today introduced the CarView portal, an advanced high-throughput scanning system for superior detection of hidden threats in cars and small vehicles.

Federal Anti-Terror Programs Stoke Community Interest and Criticism

February 9, 2016
A trio of federal pilot projects aimed at thwarting violent extremism are off to a tentative start. Minneapolis, Boston, and Los Angeles, all chosen to host the Department of Justice anti-terror initiative, are taking different approaches, but all three are facing common hurdles.

London Police to Add 600 Firearm Officers to Boost Terror Response

January 14, 2016
Six hundred extra armed officers are to be trained and patrols more than doubled to help counter the threat of a terrorist attack in London, the Metropolitan Police has announced.

New York to Appoint Civilian to Monitor Police's Counterterrorism Activity

January 8, 2016
The mayor will appoint an independent civilian to monitor the New York Police Department's counterterrorism activities, lawyers said in court documents on Thursday as they moved to settle a pair of lawsuits over surveillance targeting Muslims.

Video: Phoenix Police Get Training in Spotting Terror Threats Online

January 5, 2016
As the war against terrorism continues, the Phoenix Police Department is one of the few agencies in the country offering specific training for its officers on gathering intelligence online to spot potential threats.

Phoenix Police Get Training in Spotting Terror Threats Online

January 5, 2016
As the war against terrorism continues, the Phoenix (AZ) Police Department is one of the few agencies in the country offering specific training for its officers on gathering intelligence online to spot potential threats and prevent attacks by terrorists. More Here.

Video: More LE Officials Urging Licensed Owners to Carry Guns

December 10, 2015
A Texas police chief who warns President Barack Obama in a social media video that trying to disarm Americans would "cause a revolution in this country" is the latest law enforcement official to urge citizens to arm themselves in the wake of mass shootings.

UK Police Don't Have the Guns to Protect Citizens, Says Local Police Commissioner

November 20, 2015
When an Islamist outrage occurs on UK soil, as it inevitably will, our forces may have neither the firepower nor the numbers to overwhelm the terrorists quickly before mayhem occurs.

LAPD Heads to Paris to Learn from Terrorist Tragedy

November 20, 2015
Hoping to learn about ways to prevent and respond to terrorist attacks, the Los Angeles Police Department will send a team to Paris to meet with authorities there as they continue to carry out raids on suspected terror cells in response to the attacks that left 129 people dead.

Bratton: NYPD Is Preparing for Paris-Style Attacks

November 16, 2015
ISIS is believed to have used Sony's PlayStation 4 game console to coordinate the attacks. "We, law enforcement, can't see them. The have so many new elements coming at us so quickly we are moving really very fast to stay ahead of these developments," Bratton said.

New York City Joins Strong Cities Network Counter-Terrorism Program

October 1, 2015
The de Blasio administration said on Tuesday that New York City would join a Justice Department program aimed at rooting out terrorist recruiting efforts in the nation’s cities, even though its tactics have raised concerns among some civil libertarians.

Intelligence Committee Chairs: America 'Less Safe' from Terror

December 2, 2013
Interviewed on CNN's "State of the Union," Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) said she believed that there are now more terrorists with the technological means to carry out a bombing in the U.S.

Sovereigns Arrested for Plot to Kidnap, Kill Officers

August 23, 2013
Two sovereign citizens planning to kidnap and kill a Las Vegas Metro Police officer were arrested Tuesday following a three-month undercover investigation into the scheme.

National LE Museum Panel Covers Hanssen Spy Case

August 23, 2013
The latest panel discussion series event from the National Law Enforcement Museum will focus on the investigation of Robert Hanssen. It is set for Oct. 1 at 6 p.m. at the International Spy Museum.

Chicago Area Police Cancel Training Over Charges of Islamophobia

August 20, 2013
Suburban Chicago authorities canceled an anti-terrorism class over objections from an advocacy group claiming the trainer and his teachings are anti-Muslim.

Why Women Excel In Counter-Terrorism Roles

May 9, 2013
The different outlooks on life — and possible skill sets — that women bring to the table compared to men make them valuable security and law enforcement employees and leaders.

FBI: Oakland Man Wanted To Bomb Bank To Start Civil War

February 8, 2013
Matthew Llaneza hoped detonating a car bomb at a Bank of America branch would cause a civil war. He hoped the bombing would cause a governmental crackdown if it was made to look like it was caused by anti-government militias.

NYPD: Muslim Spying Generated No Leads

August 21, 2012
In more than six years of spying on Muslim neighborhoods, eavesdropping on conversations and cataloguing mosques, the New York Police Department's secret Demographics Unit never generated a lead or triggered a terrorism investigation, the department acknowledged in court testimony unsealed late Monday.
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