Army Criminal Investigation Command on 'Joker' Movie Premiere
From J.P. Lawrence's 9-24-19 Stars and Stripes article entitled "Shooting Threat at ‘Joker’ Movie Premiere Spurs Warning from Army Criminal Investigation Command":
commanders in Oklahoma were warned of the potential threat of violence
at the theatrical release of the upcoming “Joker” movie, though law
enforcement officials are not sure which theaters may be affected.
Army Criminal Investigation Command memo issued Monday put commanders
at Fort Sill, Okla., on notice about an intelligence bulletin that said a
Texas law enforcement agency working with the FBI had discovered
“disturbing and very specific chatter in the dark web” about the
possible targeting of an unknown theater for a mass shooting during the
Oct. 4 release.
image of the memo was posted briefly to the popular Air Force
amn/nco/snco Facebook page before being removed Tuesday. The command,
which is also known as CID, confirmed its authenticity to Stars and
of an abundance of caution, our Fort Sill office distributed the memo
to internal military personnel at Fort Sill,” said CID spokesman
The memo was based on information in a bulletin from the Texas Joint Crime Information Center, Grey said.
official at the Texas center, who declined to be named to discuss the
matter freely, called the threat “valid,” but said there was no specific