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Witness to History: September 11, 2001

Ten years after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, a panel of law enforcement leaders reflects on that day

The second Witness to History event took place the evening of September 8, 2011, and focused on 9/11 and the impact of terrorist attacks on law enforcement that fateful day and its aftermath. This was conveyed through the insights of three senior members of law enforcement agencies located in New York City at Ground Zero, in Arlington at the Pentagon, and at the White House.

The panelists:

  • Joseph Morris, Chief of the Port Authority of NY & NJ Police Department (Ret.);
  • Carl Truscott, Former Assistant Director of the United States Secret Service, and Former Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives;
  • Richard Keevil, Chief of the Pentagon Police Department, and Former Commander of the Virginia State Police.

Read more about this event in the Museum Insider.

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