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  • 9/11 Have We Forgotten?

    This news has been on the back page for months now. Most folks haven’t got a clue. There are some that haven’t forgotten. The families that lost loved ones on that tragic day.

    Article • September 11th, 2012

  • The Optimism of the Founders

    The grand experiment that is the United States has worked for 236 years. Our Founding Fathers' optimism was well-placed. Today let's set aside the cynical view and contemplate what it is we're celebrating, and honor those who were willing to risk it all...

    Article • July 6th, 2012

  • The Psychology of Terrorists

    First, let’s dispel the myth that terrorists are mentally ill. If you believe that most terrorists are crazy, psycho, or suicidal you are wrong. 30 years of research has failed to identify a good profile of a terrorist.

    Article • May 8th, 2013

  • Feds: Pyro-Terrorism a Real Threat in the U.S.

    U.S. Forest Service official Robert Baird says responders need to be ready to combat pyro-terrorism.

    News • February 21st, 2013

  • Former Mexican Police Chief Seeking Asylum in U.S.

    As the bodies of her former law-enforcement colleagues pile up in Mexico's violent drug wars, former small-town police chief Marisol Valles Garcia is fighting for asylum in the United States.

    News • December 10th, 2012

  • ICE: Number of Young Drug Mule Arrests Rising

    The number of children being arrested trying to smuggle illegal drugs across the border continues to rise.

    News • March 21st, 2012

  • Suspected terrorist, what now?

    Editor's Note: To schedule a specialized training session for your unit or to speak with the TSC’s outreach office, contact Terry Wyllie at 571-350-4106.   A simple phone call is all that’s required for officers to verify whether an...

    Article • January 13th, 2012

  • Zip It or Loose It

    Last month I noted the protestors here in our country are protected by the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, state constitutions, in addition to copious case law. It’s nice to be a private citizen.

    Article • December 28th, 2011

  • Illegal Border Traffic Overwhelms Texas Deputies

    Because Brooks is not considered a border county, the sheriff said state and federal funding is harder to come by for his overworked and understaffed department.

    News • November 8th, 2011

  • MANPADS: Worse Now Than 9/11

    The acronym MANPAD means “Man Portable Air Defense System”. It was meant to level the playing field between the average infantry troop walking on a battlefield carrying 80lbs of kit and the fighter jock, in a multi-million dollar high tech aircraft...

    Article • November 4th, 2011

  • Gauging Our Nation's Defenses

    There is still a huge stumbling block when it comes to first responders being able to communicate with each other.

    Article • October 4th, 2011

  • Kelly Says NYPD Could Take Down a Plane

    Commissioner: NYPD Could Take Down a Plane

    News • September 26th, 2011

  • More Than 100 Found in Ariz. Drop House

    More Than 100 People Found in Ariz. Drop House

    News • May 26th, 2011

  • President Obama to Visit Ground Zero

    President Obama in NYC to Visit Ground Zero

    News • May 5th, 2011

  • Families of 9/11 Victims Rejoice After Receiving News of bin Laden's Death

    All over the country, Americans took to the streets to express their relief following the announcement.

    News • May 2nd, 2011

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