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New York Man Allegedly Constructed 200-Pound Bomb to Detonate on Election Day

October 11, 2018
A New York state man reportedly built a 200-pound bomb and planned to detonate it on Election Day on the National Mall in in Washington D.C.

Ohio Man Arrested on Terror Charges, July Fourth Plot Thwarted

July 2, 2018
Demetrius Pitts — also known as Abdur Raheem Rafeeq and Salahadeen Osama Waleed — now faces one count of attempting to provide material support or resources to a foreign terrorist organization.

Police Foil ISIS-Inspired Plot to Commit Mass Shooting at Texas Mall

May 3, 2018
Authorities say Azizi-Yarand planned to carry out the attack in mid-May with other participants. He had sent more than $1,400 to others to buy weapons and tactical gear, they allege, and had written a "Message to America" explaining his reasons for the attack.

DHS Issues Statement on Attempted Terror Attack in New York City

December 11, 2017
Secretary Nielsen released the following statement on the Department's role in coordinating a federal response to terror-related incidents.

SandCat Stormer Armored SUV Designed for the Fight Against Terror

December 11, 2017
As a response to the growing domestic terror and violence seen over recent years, Plasan is launching a new variant of the SandCat Stormer for police and counter-terrorism units.

What Law Enforcement Needs to Know About Criminal Snipers

December 8, 2017

The American Sniper Association has been providing information and training on criminal snipers in classes for nearly 20 years. This article includes some updates reflecting the lessons re-learned in Las Vegas.

Lessons Learned from the Vegas Sniper Attack

December 6, 2017

A criminal sniper shooting people from an elevated "hide" presents an extreme tactical challenge for law enforcement.

Working with Event Security After Vegas

December 6, 2017

When planning security for any event, there needs to be a site-specific analysis based on geographic risks.

DHS Awards Grants to Counter Terrorist Recruitment and Radicalization in U.S.

June 23, 2017
Today, the Department of Homeland Security announced the award recipients for the congressionally established Countering Violent Extremism Grant Program.

Video: FBI Arrests SC Man Allegedly Planning Attack 'In the Spirit of Dylann Roof'

February 16, 2017
A man with connections to a white supremacy group was arrested in Myrtle Beach, SC, Wednesday after purchasing a gun from an undercover FBI agent, apparently intending to commit an attack “in the spirit of Dylann Roof.”

FBI Arrests SC Man Allegedly Planning Attack 'In the Spirit of Dylann Roof'

February 16, 2017
A man with connections to a white supremacy group was arrested in Myrtle Beach, SC, Wednesday after purchasing a gun from an undercover FBI agent, apparently intending to commit an attack “in the spirit of Dylann Roof.”

NYPD Ramps Up Security for Election Day

November 8, 2016
New York City is typically high on any list of possible terrorism targets for big public holidays and national events, and this year's election brings an added need for security as the two top presidential candidates will have their election night parties there, blocks away from each other.

Police Warned of Possible Al Qaeda Attacks in U.S. Monday

November 4, 2016
U.S. intelligence has alerted joint terrorism task forces that al Qaeda could be planning attacks in three states for Monday, the day before the election. More Here.

Nice Attack Comes Amid Heightened U.S. Security Going Into Conventions

July 15, 2016
The truck attack that killed more than 80 people in Nice, France serves as an ominous reminder of the damage a lone terrorist can accomplish as the U.S. prepares for political conventions. More Here.

Nice Attack Comes Amid Heightened U.S. Security Going Into Conventions

July 15, 2016
The truck attack that killed more than 80 people in Nice, France serves as an ominous reminder of the damage a lone terrorist can accomplish as the U.S. prepares for political conventions.

Lawmakers Denounce Plan to Transfer GITMO Detainees to U.S. Soil

May 3, 2016
The Major County Sheriff's Association sent a letter to the president to express their opposition to the plan. The letter states, "Detainees, deemed too dangerous to release, should not be brought to the homeland where they will pose a threat to the local communities we serve."

AS&E Introduces the CarView Portal to Inspect Small Vehicles

February 17, 2016
American Science and Engineering Inc. today introduced the CarView portal, an advanced high-throughput scanning system for superior detection of hidden threats in cars and small vehicles.

Twitter Shuts Down 125K Terrorist Accounts

February 9, 2016
Well-known social networking service Twitter Inc. has suspended 125,000 accounts for promoting or threatening terrorism.

DHS Announces Update to the National Terrorism Advisory System

December 18, 2015
Based on a review of the National Terrorism Advisory System, DHS is updating the NTAS to add a new form of advisory – the NTAS “Bulletin” – to the existing NTAS “Alerts.”

Video: More LE Officials Urging Licensed Owners to Carry Guns

December 10, 2015
A Texas police chief who warns President Barack Obama in a social media video that trying to disarm Americans would "cause a revolution in this country" is the latest law enforcement official to urge citizens to arm themselves in the wake of mass shootings.
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