Arkansas Police Officer Charged with Threatening to Blow Up Training Academy

An Arkansas police officer has been arrested and fired after threatening to blow up a training academy.

Wisam “Troy” Algburi, 29, a Marion police officer, was enrolled in the Law Enforcement Training Academy at Black River Technical College in Pocahontas. He was dismissed from the academy Sept. 29 after threatening classmates and staff, reports KAIT Region 8 News.

Algburi was accused of making threats to “blow up” the training academy, according to Arkansas State Police. He was arrested and charged with felony terroristic threatening.

He then lost his job with the Marion Police Department. He had been employed there since February.

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