Retired Garland Police Officer Greg Stevens Shares Story Of Taking Down 2 Terrorists In 2015

GARLAND, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – It could have been a North Texas massacre with up to 150 victims, if not for a Garland Police officer who became the first lawman in the country to engage ISIS-inspired terrorists on Texas soil.

Greg Stevens, now 63, has lived for four years on terrorist hit lists and shadowed by national intelligence.

Greg Stevens – retired Garland Police officer (CBS 11)

Stevens has also received the nation’s highest law enforcement honor and is revealing himself publicly for the first time.

“They kept me out of the media and kept my name and so on anonymous for a long, long time,” said Stevens.

Four years ago this month, on May 3, 2015, he singlehandedly stopped an ISIS terrorist attack as a Garland Police officer.

Stevens was one of 40 officers assigned to security detail at the Curtis Culwell Center that Sunday in Garland.

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Original published: 2019-05-09 19:50:31 Read the full Dallas News here


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