Forty years to the day after killing a New Jersey state trooper, Joanne Chesimard became the first woman named to our Most Wanted Terrorists List. On May 2, 1973, Chesimard and a pair of accomplices were stopped by two troopers for a motor vehicle violation on the New Jersey Turnpike. At the time, Chesimard—a member of the violent revolutionary activist organization known as the Black Liberation Army—was wanted for her involvement in several felonies, including bank robbery. Chesimard and her accomplices opened fire. One officer was wounded, and his partner—Trooper Werner Foerster—was shot and killed at point-blank range. More at