In 2016, 12 ideologically motivated attacks resulted in nine police officer fatalities. Additionally, over half of these incidents were preplanned. Over the last several years, the range of extremist that consider law enforcement a target has expanded and includes individuals of varied ideologies. For this presentation, we reviewed the extremist threats that have targeted law enforcement and the tactics used.
Chris Rodriguez | Director, NJOHSP
Paige Schilling | Analyst, NJOHSP
Dean Baratta | Chief, Analysis Bureau, NJOHSP