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Blogger Finds Sensitive NYPD Counter-terror Docs In Trash Can

May 16, 2011
A New York blogger found documents from the New York Police Department's Chemical Ordinance, Biological and Radiological Awareness (COBRA) task force, and posted them online.

A Counter-Terrorism Training Resource

May 10, 2011

The Department of Homeland Security's National Domestic Preparedness Consortium offers significant training resources to public safety. A variety of programs are offered through this organization.

Foxes In the Henhouse: Counter-terror Training

May 4, 2011

You don't need the government or CAIR to vet your counter-terror training. You know that there are good and bad people of all faiths, races, and ethnicities. You know the truth when you hear it. You can vet your own training.

Law Enforcement Urges Vigilance After Killing of Bin Laden

May 2, 2011
Following the killing of bin Laden, Homeland Security briefings urged law enforcement agencies to remain alert for any potential retaliatory strikes. Law enforcement leaders who spoke publicly made it clear they weren't aware of any specific threats.

NYPD's Ballistic Vessel Can Thwart Mumbai-Style Attack

March 16, 2011
The jet-propelled boat will arrive with sealed windows to keep out contaminated air and is designed to respond to a suicide or active-shooter attack in the port area.

Senate Approves Patriot Act Provisions

February 16, 2011
The provisions give law enforcement access to business and library records with judicial approval. They also permit roving wiretaps on terrorism suspects who change numbers, and allow surveillance of foreign terrorism suspects who appear unaffiliated with known groups such as Al-Qaeda.

Panel Tells TREXPO Audience that What Happens on the Border Affects Entire Country

October 28, 2010

Speaking to a POLICE-TREXPO East audience at Chantilly's Dulles Convention Center, Sheriff Sigifredo Gonzales of Zapata County, Texas, said the influence of Mexican drug cartels and human trafficking gangs is now nationwide.

Emerson Warns POLICE-TREXPO East Audience of "Stealth Jihad" Danger

October 28, 2010

Noted author and investigative journalist Steven Emerson began his August 19 keynote presentation at POLICE-TREXPO East in Chantilly, Va., by explaining that he was going to talk about two types of jihad: the violent type and what he calls the "stealth jihad."

Global Terror, Local Targets

September 30, 2010

The following is a quick look at where and how some of the leading experts on terrorism believe our enemies may strike. It's in no particular order because each scenario is a nightmare, and how do you rate a nightmare?

Death by Political Correctness

September 13, 2010

A lot has changed since 9/11. But one thing remains the same: There are a lot of bad people out there who want to make us bleed. The United States is still a very soft and juicy target.

Steven Emerson to Give Keynote Address at POLICE-TREXPO East

July 15, 2010
Steven Emerson, executive director of The Investigative Project on Terrorism, will give a keynote presentation on "The Islamic Terrorist Threat: Violent and Stealth Jihad" Thursday Aug. 19, 0800-1000 hours at POLICE-TREXPO East in Chantilly, Va.

POLICE-TREXPO East Takes on Terrorism and Border Unrest

July 8, 2010

POLICE-TREXPO East first response training conference and expo will take place Aug. 17-20 in Chantilly, Va. The event will feature a keynote address on the Islamic terrorist threat, a panel on U.S. border threats, classes taught by experts in close-quarter combat and law enforcement tactics and techniques, and a world-class exposition.

Officer Who Made Case Against Suspected N.J. Terrorists Part of NYPD's Secret Unit

June 8, 2010
The young police officer credited with making the case against two New Jersey men nabbed on their way to Somalia to wage violent jihad is the latest example of the department's use of a special cadre of undercover officers to observe - and infiltrate - extremist groups in the Muslim community.

California First Responders Test Port Terrorism Response

May 19, 2010
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger led the exercise—known as Golden Guardian—that simulated a terrorist takeover of a passenger ferry near the Port of Long Beach and an active shooter in Shoreline Aquatic Park in Long Beach.

Women Blow Themselves Up Too

April 1, 2010
Female suicide bombers possess an ability to insinuate themselves further into densely populated target areas than their male counterparts and kill more people, Det. Ashabi told an audience at POLICE-TREXPO West.

L.A. Airport Police Union Urges Full-Body Scans at Checkpoints

January 5, 2010
The Los Angeles airport police union urged the federal government Monday to begin requiring full-body scans for every passenger at airport security checkpoints, saying metal detectors are no longer enough.

Mass. Man Charged With Alleged Terror Plot to Attack U.S. Shopping Malls

October 21, 2009
A 27-year-old Massachusetts man has been charged with conspiring with others to support and plan violent jihad in and outside the United States, including terror plots to attack U.S. shopping malls and U.S. military in Iraq.

Cops, Feds Ransack Queens Storage Sites for Qaeda Bomb-Making Materials

September 22, 2009
Detectives were combing Queens storage facilities on Monday for stockpiled explosive chemicals that Al Qaeda terror thugs planned to use to bomb New York, sources said.

Threatening Notes, Drawings Found at Minnesota Library Lead to Terrorism Charges

September 22, 2009
An Eden Prairie man has been charged with allegedly leaving threatening notes with drawings of airplanes and references to 9/11 on three days in a Hennepin County library. When interviewed by police, Abdulahi Hassan Farah told officers that the United States was attacked by terrorists before and will be attacked again, according to the criminal complaint.

FBI Warns Police After NYC Anti-terror Raid

September 15, 2009
Counter-terrorism officials are warning police departments around the country to be on the lookout for evidence of homemade bombs following raids on several New York City apartments in a hunt for explosives and possible links to al-Qaida operatives, the Associated Press is reporting.
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