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Officers Who Responded to Orlando Nightclub Massacre Haunted by Experience

June 24, 2016
It is of his first look inside the Pulse nightclub. Dozens of people were motionless on the blood-soaked dance floor, and the Eatonville police officer had just burst through the club’s patio door for a rescue.

DOJ Releases Redacted Transcript of 911 Calls from Orlando Nightclub Terrorist

June 20, 2016
The Department of Justice today released redacted transcripts of Omar Mateen’s calls to Orlando Police — made during his assault on the Pulse gay nightclub — that included Mateen’s claim of responsibility, as well as identifying himself to police as an Islamic soldier. But all other references to ISIS or Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi were scrubbed clean by the DOJ. More Here.

Video: DOJ Releases Redacted Transcript of 911 Calls from Orlando Nightclub Terrorist

June 20, 2016
The Department of Justice today released redacted transcripts of Omar Mateen’s calls to Orlando Police — made during his assault on the Pulse gay nightclub — that included Mateen’s claim of responsibility, as well as identifying himself to police as an Islamic soldier. But all other references to ISIS or Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi were scrubbed clean by the DOJ.

Orlando SWAT Captain Answers Criticism of Team’s Response to Nightclub Massacre

June 20, 2016
“Officers were running inside and grabbing people and throwing them in pickup trucks” to be taken to hospitals, said Capt. Mark Canty of the SWAT team. “There was never a time we were sitting there twiddling our thumbs. My guys were doing things from the beginning. We weren’t just sitting idly by. We were doing what we needed to do to save lives.”

More Details Revealed on Police Response to Orlando Club Shooter

June 16, 2016
He was met by gunman Omar Mateen. Armed with a .223 caliber semiautomatic rifle and a 9mm semiautomatic pistol, Mateen started exchanging gunfire with the officer.

NLEOMF Issues Statement on Orlando Terror Attack

June 14, 2016
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) has issued a statement on the Orlando terror attack.

Responding to the Orlando Nightclub Massacre

June 13, 2016
Mina said the off-duty officer engaged in a shoot-out with Mateen up until more officers arrived. Additional police officers arrived and also engaged the suspect, and “forced him to stop shooting and retreat to the bathroom where he had some hostages.” More Here.

FBI Probed Orlando Terrorist for 10 months, Now Sees "Strong Indications of Radicalization"

June 13, 2016
The FBI closed out that probe in May 2014 after Mateen, during the course of two FBI interviews, told agents he had made those statements “in anger” because he thought his co-workers were discriminating against him and were “teasing him because he was a Muslim,” Comey said.

Former Officer Who Worked with Nightclub Shooter Says Man Got Pass on Homophobia Because He was Muslim

June 13, 2016
A former Fort Pierce police officer who once worked with 29-year-old Omar Mateen, the assailant in an Orlando nightclub shooting that left at least 50 dead, said he was "unhinged and unstable."

Video: Responding to the Orlando Nightclub Massacre

June 13, 2016
Mina said the off-duty officer engaged in a shoot-out with Mateen up until more officers arrived. Additional police officers arrived and also engaged the suspect, and “forced him to stop shooting and retreat to the bathroom where he had some hostages.”

Timeline of the Orlando Nightclub Massacre

June 13, 2016
A night of partying and dancing at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, turned into a killing ground and three hours of terror for early-morning revelers when a gunman opened fire around 2 a.m. ET inside the club, killing 50 people and wounding at least 53 in what is being called the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. More Here.

Video: Timeline of the Orlando Nightclub Massacre

June 13, 2016
A night of partying and dancing at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, turned into a killing ground and three hours of terror for early-morning revelers when a gunman opened fire around 2 a.m. ET inside the club, killing 50 people and wounding at least 53 in what is being called the worst mass shooting in U.S. history.

IACP Issues Statement on Orlando Terror Attack

June 13, 2016
The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) has issued a statement on the Orlando terror attack.

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.

ISIS Defector Gives Thousands of Files on American, European Jihadists to TV Network

March 10, 2016
Tens of thousands of documents, containing names, addresses, telephone numbers, and family contacts of Islamic State jihadis, have been presented to British TV network Sky News.

FBI Treating Philly Officer's Shooting as Terror Attack

January 14, 2016
Police say Yeadon resident Edward Archer told them he was acting in the name of Islam when he opened fire on Officer Jesse Hartnett's marked cruiser on Jan. 7 at a Philadelphia intersection. The officer was wounded.

Unnamed Texas Officer Who Stopped Garland Terror Attack Nominated as "Texan of the Year"

January 4, 2016
Outfitted in body armor and armed with assault-style rifles and explosives, they charged the Curtis Culwell Center until shots from a Garland police officer’s Glock handgun put them down. SWAT officers, hearing the gunfire, rushed up to finish the job.

FBI Document Depicting Relationship Between CAIR and Terror Group Hamas Published

December 17, 2015
In 2007, CAIR was named as an unindicted co-conspirator in the Holy Land Foundation (HLF) trial, a Hamas financing case that would result in the FBI ceasing its working relationship with CAIR.

California Massacre Probed as Terrorism, FBI says

December 4, 2015
San Bernardino, CA, shooter Syed Rizwan Farook had contact with people from at least two terrorist organizations overseas, including the Al Qaeda-affiliated Nusra Front in Syria, a federal law enforcement official said Friday.

California Massacre Shooter Pledged Allegiance to ISIS

December 4, 2015
One of the two people accused of killing 14 at a holiday party in California apparently pledged allegiance to a leader of Islamic State militant group, two U.S. government sources said on Friday.
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