CBS News received intelligence bulletins informing it that both the state of New York and the local police departments had issued raw intelligence alerts and situational intelligence reports. These alerts warned of a “highly sensitive and politically charged threat atmosphere” following the leakage of the Supreme Court Draft.
Domestic Violence Has Law Enforcement On High Alert
Officials currently focus on two types of emerging threats: foreign actors who incite violence within the U.S. and violent domestic extremists seeking to profit from the politically charged environment.
Officials currently focus on two types of emerging threats: foreign actors who provoke violence within the U.S. and violent domestic extremists seeking the profit from the politically charged environment.
Message boards hosted on far-right websites continue to host speculations about the personal identity who released the draft Supreme Court decision. They also feature coded language that targets places of worship, abortion facilities, and the Supreme Court.
After the leak of the draft of an opinion on the Abortion Act, justices, D.C., and abortion clinics nationwide were at great danger of violent activities by extremists and protests.
Washington, DC law enforcement officials are preparing to deal with potential security risks posed in response to the leaked Supreme Court majority opinion, which would uphold Roe v. Wade.
CNN reviewed the alert, which U.S. Capitol Police issued on Thursday. It warned of far-right calls for violence against a religious organization planning to hold a protest supporting abortion rights at this court.
Teams set up a fence measuring 8 feet around certain parts of the Supreme Court building. Crews then constructed concrete Jersey barriers to block the street on Thursday night in front of the court. This sign shows that officials are concerned about the peaceful protests becoming less delicate.
Sources familiarized with the conversation say that National Fusion Center Association law enforcement officials hosted Wednesday’s meeting with about 150 participants.
They wanted to alert state agencies and local partners about possible demonstrations throughout the country that could have resulted, among other things, in physical confrontations or increased social media chatter.
The call, initially reported by Politico, highlights the proactive effort of law enforcement across the country following the U.S. Capitol riots on January 6, 2021. It demonstrated how quickly social media chatter could become an attack.
Many sources claim that recent events may escalate to a much larger scale as violent extremists may engage in multiple criminal acts against abortion clinic staff, doctors, patients, and buildings.
Safeguarding the jury is a crucial duty in the current situation. Another critical topic is protecting high-profile judges who don’t have a well-developed security team.
The Metropolitan Police Department of D.C. has also deployed additional officers in areas at greatest risk following the leakage.
Many sources claim that recent events are likely to be a big deal as violent extremists might get involved in multiple criminal assaults on the abortion clinic’s staff members, doctors, patients, buildings, and other facilities.
Who is at the most significant risk from an attack by ‘violent extremists?
Congress members are at the highest risk of judges, abortion clinic staff, doctors, and patients.