Justice Dept. creating unit focused on domestic terrorism

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Justice Department creating unit focused on domestic terrorism. FBI: Top domestic violent extremist threat comes from racially or ethnically motivated, violent extremists. No place for partisanship in the enforcement of the law, Justice Department says. No standalone domestic terrorism charge, meaning prosecutors have to rely on other statutes.
4 months ago·Washington, United States

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Reuters

U.S. Justice Department forming unit to counter domestic terrorism

By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden's administration is creating a new unit in the Justice Department to address domestic terrorism following last year's deadly U.S. Capitol attack by supporters of former President Donald Trump, a senior official said on Tuesday. "We face an elevated threat from domestic violent extremists - that is, individuals in the United States who

4 months ago·United Kingdom
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The Guardian

DoJ creates unit to counter domestic terrorism after Capitol attack

‘We face an elevated threat from domestic violent extremists,’ says assistant attorney general of the national security division

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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The Independent

Justice Dept. creating unit focused on domestic terrorism

The Justice Department is establishing a specialized unit focused on domestic terrorism

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Washington Times

Justice Department creates new domestic terrorism unit to target wave of violent extremists

A Justice Department official on Tuesday announced the formation of a specialized unit to combat domestic terrorism, saying investigations into violent extremism have skyrocketed.FBI investigations into domestic terrorism cases have more than doubled since March of 2020, and the new unit will augment the department’s existing approach to prosecuting ...

4 months ago·Washington, United States
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abc News

Justice Dept. creating unit focused on domestic terrorism

The Justice Department is establishing a specialized unit focused on domestic terrorism

4 months ago·United States
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CNN

Justice Department forms new domestic terrorism unit Justice Department forms new domestic terrorism unit

The Justice Department is establishing a new domestic terrorism unit to combat the threat that has more than doubled in the past two years, the head of the agency's National Security Division said Tuesday.

4 months ago·Atlanta, United States
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