September 2011 Cover

September 2011

Guest Editors: Jim McMahon, IACP, Kevin Lothridge, National Forensic Science Technology Center, Bill Coté, National Forensic Science Technology Center, Jamie Fox, National Forensic Science Technology Center

Since 9/11, terrorists have targeted New York City 13 times with plots against numerous city landmarks and locations. The most important lesson the New York City Police has learned during the past 10 years is the most obvious one: New York City, the world’s financial and communication capital, remains in the crosshairs of global terrorism. The threat of terrorism today is extremely complex.  It is homegrown, and it is international. Law enforcement must guard against it.