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Feds: Man Planned Attack on N.Y. Federal Reserve

October 17, 2012
Federal prosecutors on Wednesday accused a 21-year-old Bangladeshi man of conspiring to blow up the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, saying that he tried to detonate what he believed was a 1,000-pound bomb in a van he parked outside the building in Lower Manhattan.

Texas Woman Who Outed UC Officer Charged with Retaliation

October 16, 2012
A North Texas woman has been charged with retaliation after being accused of posting an undercover police officer's photo on Facebook and identifying him by his job.

Family Files Claim for Border Agent Shooting On Car Hood

October 16, 2012
The family of a woman who was fatally shot by a Border Patrol agent after she struck him with her car filed a claim to sue the agency for wrongful death.

How To Stay Safe During a John Sting

July 2, 2012
The male and female officers who take on the undercover assignment as a prostitute often struggle with how far to carry the "walk and talk" to make a good case. The balance is no different in vice operations than when making a good drug arrest. The undercover (UC) officer must blend into the crowd, as well as lead the conversation in a safe and lawful way.

Fla. Deputy Solicits Fellow Cop In John Sting

June 18, 2012
A Broward County (Fla.) Sheriff's deputy allegedly propositioned a fellow deputy working undercover during a prostitution sting to catch johns.

Shots Fired: Oakland, California 08/27/2010

June 13, 2012

After serving several DEA warrants in Oakland, Fremont, Calif., police officer Todd Young and his partner headed into East Oakland in hopes of locating a wanted Union City gang member whose ex-girlfriend had said that he'd been hanging out in the area. The officers were met with gunfire, when they located their suspect.

Sheriff: Fla. Man Lunged at Deputy Before Fatal OIS

May 21, 2012
A 24-year-old Florida man tried to choke the plainclothes Palm Beach County Sheriff's deputy who fatally shot him, Sheriff Ric Bradshaw told the media at a press conference.

Anarchists Planned Bombing of Cleveland-Area Bridge, 2 LE Centers

May 1, 2012
FBI agents arrested five members of an anarchist group Monday who are charged with planning to bomb an Ohio bridge and identifying other targets including a justice center, fusion center, second bridge, Federal Reserve Bank, and Ku Klux Klan location.

How to Plan a 'John' Sting

April 18, 2012
Attacking prostitution in a certain neighborhood or industrial strip usually involves undercover (UC) officers attempting to solicit street-walkers and placing them in steel bracelets. However, a "john" sting can be another effective way to combat the problem.

Ohio Officer Shot Outside Bar

April 16, 2012
A man with a gun outside a bar in Dayton, Ohio, touched off a brief foot chase that ended early Saturday morning with the shooting of the 21-year-old suspect and a Dayton undercover detective.

'21 Jump Street'-style Cop Returns To Patrol

March 28, 2012
Exeter (Calif.) Police Officer Alex Salinas went undercover at Exeter Union High School, which led to 13 arrests in the bucolic town.

Feds Arrest Army Soldiers In Murder-for-Hire Plot

March 27, 2012
Federal agents have arrested a current and former U.S. Army soldier who offered to steal weapons from Fort Carson, Colo., and organize a hit squad financed by a Mexican drug cartel.

Leading Warriors and Covert Ops

March 26, 2012
Managing a successful clandestine operation usually requires coordination, information sharing, familiarity with the terrain and, if it involves Islamist counter-terror tactics, an understanding of Muslim friend or foe.

Undercover Narcotics Cop Busts 13 Students

March 21, 2012
Last week, police arrested 13 Exeter Union High School students, aged 15 to 19, on drug-related charges. The arrests were the result of an undercover operation at the California school.

Feds: Muslim Extremist Plotted Assault On Fla. Sheriff's Office

January 10, 2012
A Florida man with roots in Kosovo was arrested for allegedly plotting a two-phase suicide-bomb attack on multiple Tampa-area locations including a Hillsborough County Sheriff's operations center.

Calif. Gang Member Convicted for Nearly Killing Undercover Cop

November 17, 2011
A California gang member who nearly killed an undercover police officer is expected to receive at least 50 years in prison, after a jury found him guilty.

Undercover Lifeline Training: 7 Scenarios

November 1, 2011
Personnel who are well trained will "react" rather than panic when the time comes to take action. The more you train and the more confident you are, the less you will fall victim to the devastating effects of tunnel vision. Here are seven exercises to cover the more common scenarios that may arise.

NYPD Corruption Trial Focuses on Bad Narc Busts

October 24, 2011
The trial has yielded troubling testimony about officers "flaking"—planting drugs on subjects to meet arrest quotas and get overtime pay.

LASD Recovers Ford Hot Rod at Chop Shop

October 21, 2011
The Los Angeles County Sheriff Department's auto-theft task force recovered a 1949 Ford "Shoebox" hot rod after the owner spotted parts from his stolen vehicle on Craigslist.

How to Improve Back-up for Undercover Units

October 18, 2011
To understand the complexities of mounting a take-down operation such as rescuing an undercover agent from a secure location under the control of armed violators, undercover agents must be trained as a SWAT operator. There's no in-between here.
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