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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.

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.

Napolitano: New Terror Alerts Provide More Threat Details

April 21, 2011
The system, which was unveiled by Napolitano on Wednesday, will list threats as "elevated" or "imminent" rather than using colors green (low threat), blue (guarded), yellow (elevated), orange (high), and red (severe), reports Fox News.

Feds To Issue Terror Alerts Via Facebook, Twitter

April 8, 2011
The Department of Homeland Security has indicated it will replace its color-coded, five-level system of terrorism alerts with a new two-tiered approach and will issue some public alerts via social media sites.

Rewards Offered In ICE Agent's Slaying

March 30, 2011
The U.S. and Mexican governments are offering up to $5 million dollars and up to 10 million pesos for information about the shooting of two immigration enforcement agents in Mexico.

Islamist Terrorists Cross Into U.S. Over Mexico Border

March 29, 2011
Members of East African groups arriving in the United States via the U.S.-Mexico border have terrorist ties and are "ready to die for the cause."

Islamic Leader Supports Muslim Radicalization Hearings

March 8, 2011
Speaking with Michel Martin, host of "Tell Me More," Dr. M. Zuhdi Jasser said, "The vast majority of Muslims are not radicalized, but we do have a problem."

678 Arrested In ICE-Led Gang Sweep

March 2, 2011
Of the arrested 678 gang members or associates, 133 were from different gangs; 447 were charged with criminal offenses; 231 were administrative arrests; 322 had violent criminal histories; and 421 were foreign nationals.

Cartel Operators Killed ICE Agent At Trafficking Checkpoint

February 16, 2011
Zapata and partner Victor Avila were traveling between Mexico City and Monterrey when they were stopped by cartel operators near San Luis Potosi. The agents were in a blue Suburban with diplomatic plates and identified themselves as diplomats.

NGA Center to Help States Improve Public Safety Interoperable Communications

November 22, 2008
To help states ensure their communication capabilities are adequately prepared to respond to an emergency, the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) has announced six states—Arizona, Arkansas, Idaho, Massachusetts, New York and Washington—selected to participate in the Public Safety Interoperability Communications Policy Academy: Focus on Governance.

Why I Joined the Bomb Squad

September 1, 2008

By the time you read this article, I should have completed the six-week basic course at the FBI/Army Hazardous Devices School in Huntsville, Ala. Which means I will be well on my way to becoming a certified bomb technician, a career aspiration that many people—including fellow cops—consider crazy.

IACP Urges Next President to Establish National Commission on Law Enforcement

August 28, 2008
Because every 22.2 seconds, an American is a victim of a violent crime, the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) is calling on the next president of the United States to establish immediately—during his first 100 days in office—a National Commission on criminal justice and homeland security.

Cineflex Infrared Aerial Camera System

September 1, 2005
Designed for law enforcement, border security, and homeland defense missions, the Cineflex V14 Magnum LE is a gyro-stabilized aerial camera system that features a high-definition, dual-sensor, infrared camera. With 1920 x 1080 lines of resolution, the camera provides aerial crews with a high level of detail in both daytime and nighttime settings.

For Want of a Nail: Tom Ridge

January 1, 2005

It’s not his fault. But Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge has always reminded me of a particularly ineffective basketball coach at my college. The coach was universally known as a nice guy, and he had this “innovative” way of signaling what play he wanted his team to run by holding up brightly colored cards on the sidelines. Heck, Ridge even looks a little like the guy. Which in my memory is not good. We went 4 and 26 that year.

The Soft Underbelly

February 1, 2003

Terrorists seeking access to the "Great Satan" can just walk across the border.

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