Homeland Security Secretary Says Boston At Risk Of Lone Wolf Terrorist Attacks

BOSTON (CBS) — Boston is one many major cities at heightened risk of a lone wolf terrorist attack, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson said while visiting the city Friday.

Johnson met with local community leaders to discuss ways they can work with police and law enforcement to curb the threat.

“When I visit an Islamic community center or a Somali-American community group, there are a number of issues they want to talk about with us — profiling at airports, for example,” Johnson said.

Johnson is visiting many of the nations major cities on a trust-building mission between local organizations and state, local, and federal law enforcement. The ultimate goal, he says, is for groups to work collectively to counter lone wolf terrorists in the U.S.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Kim Tunnicliffe Reports

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