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Homeland Security Alerts Airlines to Possible Shoe-Bomb Threat

February 20, 2014
The Department of Homeland Security on Wednesday told airlines about a potential new shoe-bomb threat and urged them to pay extra attention to flights from overseas into the United States.

Malls Increase Security in Time for Holiday Crowds

November 11, 2013
With just three weeks to go before the busiest U.S. shopping day of the year—the day after the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday—government security officials are ramping up efforts to better protect the nation's approximately 109,500 malls and shopping centers.

Chicago Area Police Cancel Training Over Charges of Islamophobia

August 20, 2013
Suburban Chicago authorities canceled an anti-terrorism class over objections from an advocacy group claiming the trainer and his teachings are anti-Muslim.

Panel Faults Police Response To Norway Massacre

August 14, 2012
An independent inquest into the mass killings in Norway last summer by a fanatical anti-Muslim extremist sharply rebuked the country's police and intelligence services Monday, saying they could have averted or at least disrupted his plot to bomb downtown Oslo and shoot unarmed people unimpeded at a summer youth camp.

NYPD, Soliders Show Force in NYC Subway System After Moscow Suicide Attacks

April 1, 2010
Heavily-armed cops and soldiers patrolled the New York City's subway system during an anti-terror drill Wednesday, reassuring commuters rattled by the Moscow suicide attacks.

Safe City Conference Invites American Officers to Israel

September 29, 2009
Most officers who go to Israel for security training are sent by large agencies through official exchange programs, but now a new law enforcement training conference is inviting any American officer to Israel to learn new techniques and tactics for countering terror attacks and street crime.

NYPD Will Receive Federal Stimulus Money After All

July 29, 2009
Federal officials have found additional stimulus funds that will allow the New York Police Department to turn the tide from Tuesday's announcement that it had been passed over for funding, the New York Times reports.

LAPD Names First Islamic Chaplain

June 29, 2009

American Muslims have never been much of a presence in the Los Angeles Police Department, accounting for less than 1% of its nearly 10,000 officers, but department leaders eager to improve relationships with local Muslims have named the force's first Islamic chaplain, the Los Angeles Times reports.

The State of American Law Enforcement - Stopping the Next 9/11

September 1, 2008

Experts say you deserve praise for being willing to withstand ridicule and even let bad guys win in court to prevent attacks. "If you ask me what law enforcement has done best since 9/11 is that they are stopping these plots in the beginning stages before they go operational," says E.J. Kimball, managing director of terrorism expert Steven Emerson's Investigative Project on Terrorism.

XR-DE Dual Energy Module

August 1, 2008
Vidisco, designer and manufacturer of portable X-ray inspection systems, offers real-time images and a laptop controlling the X-ray source from a distance far from the explosion range. The company’s newest product, the XR-DE Dual Energy Module, is compatible with a pulsed Golden XR200 or XRS3 source.

The Harbinger

September 1, 2006

When Russian Special Forces units stormed the terrorist held school in Beslan on Sept. 3, 2004, John Giduck was landing in Moscow with his Archangel team of tactical consultants. Police Magazine editor David Griffith caught up with Giduck by phone as he was preparing to hit the road again, moving from agency to agency warning American cops that Beslan-type school sieges are coming to America.

Get Real, America

September 1, 2006

I have a lot of concerns about our now five-year-old war on terror. But the biggest is that we can't even come out and say who we're fighting. Many people don't take this war seriously because our leadership has not had the guts to come out and say who we're fighting.

TREXPO West 2006: War Stories

May 1, 2006

It would have been difficult to find two TREXPO West keynote speakers who complemented each other in their message better than Kelly McCann and Col. Danny McKnight.

Screen Gems: Best Websites for LEOs

October 1, 2003

In researching the best Websites for law enforcement officers, we decided to go with a listing of quality sites that might roughly parallel an officer’s needs throughout his or her career.

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.

America In the Crosshairs: Inside NYPD's Counter-Terrorism Bureau

February 1, 2003

NYPD's counter-terrorism unit works out of a windowless brick building somewhere in one of the five boroughs of the Big Apple. To the average person passing by, the building looks no different than any of the other rundown buildings in the area. It's covered with graffiti, surrounded by nondescript private cars, and shadowed by a worn elevated commercial billboard.

Finding a Face in the Crowd

October 1, 2002

A security guard looks at the images on the screen in front of him: a video capture of a clean-shaven man with close-cropped hair next to a mugshot of a convicted American drug dealer with a beard and shaggy long hair. They look different, but the guard confirms they are definitely the same man. In minutes, the positively identified man is apprehended.

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.

Team LAX

April 1, 2002

You can say with just a little bit of hyperbole that all Americans and all American landmarks are targets of Al Qaeda in the war on terror. However, some places are more vulnerable and have drawn more attention from the worldwide network of Islamic fanatics than others.

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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