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How the Threat of Terrorism has Changed Since 9/11

Now that law enforcement — particularly the FBI — has placed such an emphasis on investigating and thwarting attacks, a complex and costly plan like the one used on 9/11 would come to the attention of some three-letter agency, and the attackers arrested or killed (depending upon where we found them). Consequently, the tactics of the major terrorist organizations have changed.

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NYPD Marks 9/11 Anniversary with Twitter Tribute to Fallen First Responders

The NYPD paid tribute to those first responders with a series of Twitter posts—one for each NYPD officer and several others paying tribute to the FDNY and PAPD, as well as for those who died at the Pentagon and in Shanksville (PA) on Flight 93.

FBI Storm ‘Radio Silent’ Aircraft at JFK Airport

Counterterrorism agents stormed the airplane as part of a standard protocol when the control tower loses radio contact with an aircraft taxing for takeoff.

Video: Port Authority Commissioner Resigns After Confrontation with New Jersey Officers

A Democrat who raised money for Hillary Clinton, Turner was appointed to the Port Authority last year by former Gov. Chris Christie, as part of a pair of appointments that included former GOP state Sen. Kevin O'Toole. Turner was the pick of Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg (D-37), who was pushing for more women on the board.

Port Authority Commissioner Resigns After Confrontation with New Jersey Officers

A Democrat who raised money for Hillary Clinton, Turner was appointed to the Port Authority last year by former Gov. Chris Christie, as part of a pair of appointments that included former GOP state Sen. Kevin O'Toole. Turner was the pick of Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg (D-37), who was pushing for more women on the board. More Here.

Video: Officers Who Took Down NY Subway Bombing Suspect Play Santa in Newark

The officers played Santa’s helpers just days after apprehending alleged bomber 27-year-old Akayed Ullah when he detonated a homemade explosive device in a pedestrian walkway under the Port Authority Bus Terminal during the height of Monday morning’s commute.

Officers Who Took Down NY Subway Bombing Suspect Play Santa in Newark

The officers played Santa’s helpers just days after apprehending alleged bomber 27-year-old Akayed Ullah when he detonated a homemade explosive device in a pedestrian walkway under the Port Authority Bus Terminal during the height of Monday morning’s commute. More Here.

4 Port Authority Officers "Heroes" for Arresting, Controlling Bombing Suspect

"They engaged the suspect, who was on the ground, they handcuffed him, they saw wires, cellphone. They made a split-second decision to actually get on top of him and restrain him, and [Manfredini] actually removed the device off of his person before he could further detonate it," Nunziato said.

Former Major League Pitcher Becomes Officer

A former Major League Baseball player who gave up the game this year was set to graduate from the Port Authority Police academy on Friday.

Researchers Say 9/11 First Responders Showing Signs of Cognitive Impairment

Cognitive impairment, long considered a leading risk factor for Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, has been detected in a significant proportion of people who served as first responders during the 9/11 World Trade Center disaster, Stony Brook University researchers have found.