168May 7, 2013
New York City and Terrorism
New York City Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly was interviewed by Campbell Brown at the New York Ideas 2013 forum. They talked about the 16 terrorist plots against New York City that had been ...
273Jan 16, 2013
Gun Control Activists
Gun-control activists, including shooting survivors, spoke with reporters outside the White House shortly after attending President Obama’s announcement of his proposals to reduce gun violence ...
130Jan 15, 2013
Mental Health Issues
Former Surgeon General Dr. David Satcher, NYC Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, Connecticut Senator Christopher Murphy (D-CT), and others talked about mental health and addiction. They ...
564May 5, 2010
Domestic Counterterrorism, Panel 1
Members of Congress, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and senior law enforcement officials testified about a loophole that allows persons on terrorist watch lists to purchase ...
282May 4, 2010
New York City Bombing Attempt
Attorney General Eric Holder and other officials provided an update on the investigation into the attempted car bombing in New York City. Attorney General Holder stated that suspect Faisal ...
229Jan 8, 2009
Mumbai Terrorist Attacks
The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee examined the lessons that can be learned from the November 26, 2008, terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India, and how they can be applied ...
121Apr 14, 2008
At a national summit the bi-partisan coalition of mayors adopted their federal legislative agenda, heard from gun policy experts, and discussed common-sense policies to keep guns out of the hands of ...
95Jun 21, 2006
The House Committee on Homeland Security holds a hearing to examine the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) process of awarding anti-terrorism grants. Recently announced funding ...
44Jun 23, 2005
Training for First Responders
The House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Science, and Technology along with the Subcommittee on Management, Integration, and Oversight held a hearing titled ...
18May 27, 2004
Terrorist Suspect Arrest
The attorney general and other officials announced the arrest of Mustafa Kamel Mustafa, a.k.a. Abu Hamza. The Muslim cleric, arrested in Britain at the request of the United States, could be ...
72May 18, 2004
September 11 Commission Hearing, Afternoon
New York emergency response officials testified about the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. Among the topics they addressed were communications between responding ...
155Mar 31, 2003
Hearing on Terrorist Attacks, Day 1 Part 1
In the commission’s first public hearing,
officials testified about September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon.
24Sep 20, 2000
Customs Inspections Procedures
Mr. Kelly talked about the work of the Customs Service, the need for new equipment, the importation of illegal drugs, and the emergence of “cybercrime.”
He also responded to ...
82Jul 31, 2000
Ecstasy and Club Drugs Conference
Speakers and video presentations outlined the dangers and prevalence of “ecstasy” and other
club drugs. Dance clubs and “raves” were likened to crack houses where ...
13Mar 17, 2000
Terrorism, Narcotics and Trade in 2000
Mr. Kelly talked about the U.S. Customs Service and their role in detecting and intercepting contraband. Among the issues he addressed were combating terrorism, drug interdiction, and ...
23Dec 20, 1999
Treasury Department officials talked with reporters about U.S. border security and terrorism. They also presented awards to three customs inspectors responsible for the arrest of Ahmed Ressam, ...
71Jun 21, 1999
Drug Money Laundering
Witnesses testified about efforts and initiatives to curb money laundering schemes in Colombia which use black market peso exchanges in order to support drug trafficking and smuggling operations ...
63May 20, 1999
U.S. Customs Service Passenger Inspections
Ms. Buritica and Ms. Denson testified that they were detained by
Customs agents, strip-searched and forced to consume laxatives when
returning to the U.S. They said that they ...
11Feb 25, 1998
Treasury Law Enforcement Budget Part 1
Subcommittee members heard testimony from various government officials on the role of the Treasury Department in law enforcement and the necessary budget to conduct their operations. Treasury ...
19Dec 2, 1997
Law Enforcement and the Internet
As part of a conference on Internet use by children, the secretary-general of Interpol and others discussed the dangers of child predation and child pornography on the Internet. Mr. Allen ...
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