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Nine Members of Michigan-Based Militia Charged with Planning Police Murders

March 29, 2010
The indictment unsealed in U.S. District Court today claims that the Hutaree planned to kill an unidentified member of local law enforcement and then attack the law enforcement officers who gather in Michigan for the funeral.

The Active Shooter: Patrol's Number One Training Concern

March 25, 2010
The case for the hunter becoming the hunted will, often, come down to you, the patrol officer. You will be the last line of defense for those who are coming under attack.

Pennsylvania's 'Jihad Jane' Plotted With Islamists To Murder Cartoonist

March 10, 2010
Colleen LaRose, who lived in the suburbs of Philadelphia, had linked up with Islamist terrorists overseas to carry out the murder of Lars Vilks, who had depicted the prophet Mohammed's head on the body of a dog.

Austin Police Respond to Crash Site

February 18, 2010
The crash of a small plane into a Northwest Austin building that housed federal offices was likely an intentional act of a person targeting the Internal Revenue Service, Austin's police chief has said.

Your Role in Homeland Security

August 25, 2009
The arrests of Oklahoma Bomber Tim McVeigh and abortion clinic bomber Eric Rudolph were affected by street cops, and more than one routine check at a Canadian border checkpoint has averted more stateside terrorist attacks.

Explosive Situations

July 17, 2009
At the City of Industry (Calif.) Sheriff’s Station, we had one deputy actually transport a grenade in the trunk of his patrol car before parking in the station parking lot. Once the grenade was discovered, it was left in the trunk of the deputy’s patrol car and the parking area was immediately taped off pending the response of the Arson/Explosives Detail. Our watch commander was livid and for good reason: The deputy had parked right next to her new Corvette.

Terrorism With a Small "t"

July 10, 2009

Although most people think of burning skyscrapers and car bombs when asked to define "terrorism." It's likely that you, as American law enforcement officers, will never face a full-blown al-Qaeda attack. Instead, your brush with terrorism will probably be a lone gunman with a political agenda. The editorial appeared in the July 2009 issue.

Slicing the Pie

November 1, 2004

The first phase of the Iraq War alone cost $79 billion and more than $100 billion may be spent on the reconstruction of Iraq. Back at home, American cities received only a relative pittance to fund their new homeland security duties, despite being deemed the front lines of response to terrorist attacks.

Seeing Soft Spots

September 1, 2004

It’s important for you to be able to analyze vulnerabilities in your community, prioritize potential targets, and plan for a response. In other words, to protect your jurisdiction from dedicated and motivated fanatics, you need to look at it through their eyes.

Getting Ready for the Big One

October 1, 2003

Terrorism can happen anywhere, at any time.

The Enemies Within

September 1, 2003

It seems a quaint idea now, but before 9/11, the leading culprits for launching major terror attacks on American soil were hate groups and other domestic terrorists. These people are flat dangerous, especially to law enforcement officers who might get in their way.

Big Game Hunters

November 1, 2002

Unfortunately, the big game hunter spends so much time waiting for the big arrest that lots of good and equally important enforcement duties are missed. And that could have dire consequences.

Defense Dollars

October 1, 2002

Most cities and counties have increased police and fire funding since 9-11, but in many cases, budget bumps can barely meet newly established needs.

One Man, One Bomb

September 1, 2002

"The threat of suicide bombers in the U.S. is not an 'if' but a 'when,'" read a recent alert to law enforcement that was sent by the California Department of Justice.

Euro Counter-Terrorism

April 1, 2001

Conventional police forces deployed in large and normally  slow-to-react formations were not capable of dealing with small, clandestine terrorist cells, striking swiftly and melting into the civil scenery.

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