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ISIS Claims Murders of Belgian Officers

May 30, 2018
Benjamin Herman, the Belgian national named as the "Liege killer," was a convert to Islam. He had been imprisoned since 2003 and was on a 48-hour leave when the two female police officers were attacked. Police shot him dead not long after.

Minnesota Officer to Receive Bravery Award for Ending Stabbing Attack at Mall

April 6, 2018
Avon officer Jason Falconer shot and killed Dahir Adan in September of 2016. Adan had stabbed 10 people in the mall and advanced on Falconer.

French Politician Arrested for Celebrating Death of Officer at Hands of Terrorist

March 26, 2018
On Sunday police arrived at Poussier’s home in Normandy and took him into custody. He may be charged with an offence known as apology for terrorist acts, for which the maximum penalty is seven years in prison and a fine of about $125,000.

Teen Drawn to ISIS Brought Homemade Bomb to Utah School, Police Say

March 7, 2018
The teen was arrested and booked into a detention center on charges of manufacture, possession, sale, use or attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction.

Former DC Transit Officer Gets 15 Years for Aiding ISIS

February 23, 2018
At trial, prosecutors presented violent videos Young had watched and comments he had made about killing FBI agents and attacking federal buildings. In emails with Mohammed and conversations online, Young joked about terrorist attacks and suggested they were often justifiable. He described the rebels he fought with in Libya as “like-minded” with the Islamic State.

Man Charged with Plotting Attack on San Francisco's Pier 39

December 22, 2017
Jameson named Pier 39 as a possible target for a terrorist attack because he “knew that it was a heavily crowded area,” according to the complaint.

Former DC-Area Officer Convicted of Aiding ISIS, Faces Possible 60 Years

December 19, 2017
In late July 2016, Young attempted to provide material support and resources to ISIS by purchasing and sending gift card codes that he believed would allow ISIS recruiters to securely communicate with potential ISIS recruits.

Why Terrorist Vehicle Attacks are So Hard to Prevent

November 2, 2017
Stopping the kind of vehicular attacks like the one that killed eight people in New York City on Tuesday afternoon has been a top concern for law enforcement agencies worldwide in the wake of deadly attacks in the United Kingdom, France, Germany and now the U.S.

Driver in NYC Truck Attack Had Been Planning for Weeks, Police Say

November 1, 2017
The driver who sped down a crowded bike path in New York City on Tuesday, killing eight people, had been planning the attack for weeks and appeared to have connections to people who were the subjects of terrorism investigations.

NYPD Bomb Tech Details for Jury How Pressure Cooker Bombs were Disarmed Last Year

October 9, 2017
The NYPD bomb-squad detective stood on West 27th Street in Chelsea on that warm Saturday night. A pressure cooker had been found on the sidewalk, with a cellphone beside it, the two connected by wires. A woman who had called 911 initially thought it was a child’s discarded science experiment. The detective knew it was likely an explosive device — another one had just exploded four blocks away.

Canadian Officer Stabbed, Pedestrians Run Down in Terror Attacks

October 2, 2017
Canadian police charged a Somali refugee with five counts of attempted murder on Sunday after they said he stabbed a police officer and ran down several pedestrians with a vehicle in Edmonton, Alberta, in what officials called an act of terrorism.

London Tube Bomb Blast Injures 29, UK Officials Raise Terror Threat to Critical

September 15, 2017
Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the terrorist attack that rocked London Friday — the fifth this year — and UK officials raised the terror threat to critical, meaning they expect another attack.

NYPD Captain Recalls Being Recruit Responding to 9/11

September 11, 2017
That first night I worked all night: 17 hours, maybe. It looked like it was snowing with the dust and soot gathering on our hats, and we’d brush each other off regularly. Whenever I had a break I’d wash my face and put water in my hair, just to get the grey out of it. I coughed a lot.

Police Shoot, Kill Suspected Driver in Barcelona Attack

August 21, 2017
Spanish authorities on Monday shot and killed Younes Abouyaaqoub, the suspected driver of the van that plowed into crowds last week in Barcelona, according to a tweet from the Catalan police.

Spain's Terrorist Attacks Part of Same Large-scale Plot

August 18, 2017
Authorities across Europe mounted a manhunt for those involved in a large-scale terrorist plot following the deadliest attacks to strike Spain in more than a decade.

Spanish Officer Shoots, Kills 4 Terrorists to Save Injured Comrade

August 18, 2017
The officer, reportedly from the Mossos d'Esquadra regional force, responded after the terrorists' car smashed through a roadblock and seriously injured another officer.

Vehicular Terror Attack in Spain Kills 13, Two Arrested

August 17, 2017
Spanish officials have confirmed that 13 people are dead and as many as 100 people are injured after a van struck a crowd in what police believe is a terror attack on the busy, tourist-filled pedestrian street called Las Ramblas in Barcelona, Spain.

Michigan Airport Officer Fought for His Life During Terror Stabbing

June 23, 2017
"From what we can tell, he engaged Lt. Neville and just started to stab him," Miller said. "Lt. Neville got him to stop stabbing him. Lt. Neville fought him right to the very end until I was able to handcuff this person. Lt. Neville never stopped fighting him."

French Officer Attacked with Hammer at Notre Dame Cathedral, Suspect Killed

June 6, 2017
An Algerian student reportedly attacked a French police officer with a hammer at Notre-Dame Cathedral Tuesday. The suspect was shot by another officer at the scene.

'Credible' Islamic State Propaganda Video Features Short Clip of Las Vegas Strip

May 25, 2017
A legitimate Islamic State group propaganda video posted on social media last week features brief footage of the Las Vegas Strip while calling for lone-wolf terrorist attacks, and Las Vegas police are treating it as a credible threat.
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