UPDATED MSP Statement/Activity Related to Weekend Terrorist Attacks


Massachusetts State Police at the Commonwealth Fusion Center (CFC) have checked identification information for AHMAD KHAN RAHAMI, a person of interest in the Manhattan explosion investigation, against multiple databases and systems. The CFC also continues to search open source and social media. To this point, no nexus between RAHAMI and the state of Massachusetts has been found. That statement is qualified by the fact that it is accurate as of this time; further investigation by the CFC will be conducted if new intelligence about RAHAMI is developed.

The CFC will continue to monitor all developments in the investigation into the Manhattan incident, as well as the incidents in New Jersey, Philadelphia, and Minnesota.

Meanwhile, the State Police will enhance security operations for this Thursday’s Patriots game at Gillette Stadium, as we did for yesterday’s game. Additionally, MSP troopers will increase frequency of patrols through public transit stations and regional transportation centers within their barracks jurisdictions, to supplement Transit Police.