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FBI Warns Israel-Hamas War Could Trigger Terror Attacks in U.S.
FBI Director Christopher Wray warned that the most immediate concern is that individuals or small groups will draw inspiration from the events to attack Americans, including homegrown violent extremists who are inspired by foreign terrorist organizations.
October 31, 2023
NY Police Department Evacuated Over Suspicious Package
“From a public safety perspective, we always assume it's a danger first. Let the public know, keep everybody safe, until we learn otherwise," says Spring Valley Police Chief Richard Olecszczuk.
November 9, 2022
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Point of Law: Using Informants to Conduct Searches
While investigating a public employee, the FBI used a disgruntled associate to search for evidence. It didn’t go well.
October 14, 2022
FBI Investigating Credible Threats Against Portland Officers
Threats against Portland Police Bureau officers come after several officer-involved shootings. PPB also says suspects have hurt and even seriously injured officers, which have sent some officers to the hospital.
August 24, 2022
Gunman Tries to Breach Cincinnati FBI Office, Dies at End of State Police Pursuit and Standoff
Before the standoff, the unidentified armed suspect tried to breach the FBI’s Visitor Screening Facility at its headquarters in Sycamore Township around 9:15 a.m., the bureau said.
August 11, 2022
Hardwire Signs FBI Rifle Plate Contract
The five-year contract is worth a maximum of $7 million and specifies the delivery of five sizes of torso plates and two sizes of side plates.
July 12, 2022
Line-of-Duty Deaths Increased in 2021, FBI Reports
Officers killed while on duty increased drastically, by nearly 40%, in 2021. According to FBI statistics, 129 law enforcement officers were killed in line-of-duty incidents in 2021. Of these, 73 officers died as a result of felonious acts and 56 officers died in accidents.
May 11, 2022
FBI Director Says Last Year Cops Murdered at Rate of One Every Five Days
An "alarming percentage" of officers were being killed in ambushes. "Wearing the badge shouldn't make you a target," Wray said.
April 25, 2022
$5,000 Reward Offered as Police Seek Stolen Boston Uniforms
The stolen police uniforms include a lightweight jacket with Boston Police stamped on the back, a short sleeve shirt similar to what Boston’s bike officers wear, uniform pants, a leather jacket and a dress coat both with Boston Police patches on the sleeve.
April 14, 2022
Op-Ed by FBI Director Christopher Wray: The Cops Who Didn’t Come Home
Especially troubling is that a record number of officers killed—nearly half—had no engagement with their assailant before the attack.
January 14, 2022
FBI May Shut Down UOF Database Over Lack of Agency Participation
The program was required to obtain data representing 60 percent of law enforcement officers, to meet a standard of quality set by the Office of Management and Budget, or else stop the effort by the end of 2022.
December 9, 2021
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Families of Slain Parkland Students to be Paid Millions in Settlement Over FBI Inaction
The attorneys said the settlement’s details are confidential, but a person familiar with the deal said the government will pay the families $127.5 million overall.
November 23, 2021
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