Australia raises its terror threat level for police to 'high' after international attacks

January 20, 2015 6:32 AM

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CANBERRA, Australia – Australia's main domestic security agency has raised the terrorist threat level against police from "medium" to "high" in response to recent international attacks targeting officers.

Australian Federal Police said in a statement on Tuesday the threat against police as assessed by the Australian Security Intelligence Organization is now equivalent to the threat to the wider Australian community which was lifted to "high" in September last year. "High" is the second highest level ...

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