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Video: ISIS-Inspired Attacker Kills French Police Captain, Streams It on Facebook

June 14, 2016
President François Hollande described the killings of the couple — police Capt. Jean-Baptiste Salvaing, 42, and his partner, Jessica Schneider, 36, identified as an administrative secretary at a police department outside Paris — as "undeniably a terrorist attack" and said that "France is confronted by an extremely high terrorist threat."

ISIS-Inspired Attacker Kills French Police Captain, Streams It on Facebook

June 14, 2016
France's president called Tuesday for increased security in a nation already on high alert after an apparent Islamic State-inspired attacker fatally stabbed a couple with police ties and recorded a message before he was killed by police. More Here.

Terror Attack at Orlando Gay Club Kills 20, Wounds 42, Suspect Dead

June 12, 2016
A gunman who federal authorities say had possible ties to Islamist terrorism opened fire early Sunday morning at a packed Florida nightclub, killing approximately 20 people and wounding scores more in a bloody scene that ended hours later when police stormed the building and killed the suspect.

FLEOA Issues Statement on Brussels Attacks

March 22, 2016
"Terrorism has been an international scourge and has struck every corner of our globe. Only through the combined transnational efforts of law enforcement agencies can these murders be deterred and our enemies defeated‎."

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.

California Deputies Tell Story of Their Shootout with San Bernardino Terrorists

January 7, 2016
"It was very, very frightening. I was very scared," Wallen said. "I exited the vehicle. Both suspects were firing at me." More Here.

Video: California Deputies Tell Story of Their Shootout with San Bernardino Terrorists

January 7, 2016
"It was very, very frightening. I was very scared," Wallen said. "I exited the vehicle. Both suspects were firing at me."

Video: "You Gotta Keep Fighting," Says California Officer Wounded in Gunfight with Terrorists

December 14, 2015
Amid the chaos, as he was rushing to back up a deputy, he felt a bullet strike him in the leg. Another officer came to his aid.

"You Gotta Keep Fighting," Says California Officer Wounded in Gunfight with Terrorists

December 14, 2015
Amid the chaos, as he was rushing to back up a deputy, he felt a bullet strike him in the leg. Another officer came to his aid. More Here.

San Bernardino Shooters Planned Bigger Attack, Investigators Believe

December 11, 2015
FBI agents will probably spend days searching Seccombe Lake and canvassing the neighborhood for clues after receiving a tip that the couple may have visited the area on the day of the attack, according to David Bowdich, assistant special agent in charge of the FBI's Los Angeles field office.

FBI: Texas Mohammed Cartoon Event Attacker Sent Encrypted Texts to Overseas Terrorists

December 11, 2015
“We have no idea what he said because those messages were encrypted,” Comey said. “And to this day, I can’t tell you what he said with that terrorist 109 times the morning of that attack. That is a big problem. We have to grapple with it.”

Police are First Line of Defense Against "Lone Wolf" Terrorism

December 7, 2015
The officers found a lengthy manifesto and a list of potential targets, including synagogues and military sites. They had stumbled on an Islamist terrorist cell in the advanced stages of an attack plan.

California Massacre Suspects Could Have Domestic and Foreign Terror Links

December 3, 2015
But authorities told NBC News on Thursday that Farook appeared to have been radicalized. They said he had been in touch with people in the Los Angeles area who have expressed jihadist-oriented views.

Video: Suspected Mastermind of Paris Attacks was Killed in Wednesday Police Raid

November 19, 2015
The Belgian extremist suspected of masterminding the deadly attacks in Paris died a day ago along with his female cousin in a police raid on a suburban apartment building, French officials said Thursday, adding it was still not clear exactly how he died.

U.S. Investigators Struggle to Track Homegrown ISIS Suspects

November 19, 2015
Stopping a potential attack has taken on new urgency after Paris, which served as a reminder that even people who have already caught the eye of intelligence services can spring attacks on short notice. Although at this point American officials say there is no credible threat from the Islamic State inside the United States, they worry that Paris could provide the spark to inspire angry, troubled people to finally do something violent.

ISIS Threatens Washington in Post-Paris Massacre Video

November 16, 2015
Islamic State warned in a new video on Monday that countries taking part in air strikes against Syria would suffer the same fate as France, and threatened to attack in Washington.

Bratton: NYPD Is Preparing for Paris-Style Attacks

November 16, 2015
ISIS is believed to have used Sony's PlayStation 4 game console to coordinate the attacks. "We, law enforcement, can't see them. The have so many new elements coming at us so quickly we are moving really very fast to stay ahead of these developments," Bratton said.

Boston Officer's Son Pleads Not Guilty to Terror-Related Gun Charges

July 30, 2015
The police captain contacted the FBI saying that his son had become “obsessed with Islam” 18 months earlier. Capt. Ciccolo has cooperated with investigators assigned to the Joint Terrorism Task Force since, senior BPD commanders told ABC News.

Chattanooga Gunman Identified, Believed from Kuwait

July 16, 2015
A U.S. official says the gunman in the shootings in Tennessee has been identified as 24-year-old Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez, according to the Associated Press.

Terror Suspect Killed in Boston Planned to Behead Officers

June 4, 2015
Boston police and FBI agents had been tracking Rahim around the clock. As the 26-year-old walked outside a Roslindale CVS on Tuesday, officers approached him.
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