Community Policing and Homeland Security
On its face, it might appear that preventing terrorism at the local level is the
antithesis of community policing. That is, a "war on terrorism requires that police
officers use intrusive, aggressive, and militaris
Test 1 Study Guide
THINGS TO KNOW
1. The fear index p. 3.
The level of fear of being a victim of a terrorist attack was greater for
females as compared to males. In terms of race, white respondents were less
fearful of a terrorist attack as compared to ot
In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, the United States
Congress enacted a series of laws designed to curb the possibility of another ;t\tack on
American soil. These laws were passed with great speed and much public
The September 11,2001,attacks on the World Trade Center in New York
City and the Pentagon in northern Virginia altered the American political
landscape. The attacks resulted in 3,030 deaths and 2,337 people were injured.
Moreover, 343 firefig
Throughout the early yean of the war in Iraq, President George\'. Bush and
representatives in his administration repeatedly advised that, "\'c had to get them I the
terrorists I over there before they attacked us over here." Although this phi
Since 2001, homeland security has become a significant governmental and
private sector enterprise. New governmental bureaucracies were created with the
primary mission of providing homeland security. The Department of Homeland
Test 3 Study Guide Homeland Security
1. Pg 312, be familiar with our terrorist raise money.
Charities, Zakat alms giving
2. Pg. 307, Which federal agency deals with narco-terrorism.
3. Pg. 304, know the difference between terrorist financing and money
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Things to know.
The fear index p. 3.
9/11 attacks origin p. 5.
9/11 assessment gave us what? P. 15
9/11 commission was critical of what? P. 14
The global war on terrorism depends on what? P. 23.
Homeland security and it's operational de
Study guide test two, Homeland Security. 25 questions, multiple choice and T/F.
1. Most common form of cyber attack. P. 277
2. Methods for attacking computers. P. 277
Physical or conventional
3. Federal agency-resp
State Responsibilities Under the National Response Framework
The governor is the chief executive officer for the state. He or she is directly
responsible for ensuring that a state has an organizational framework and capacity to
respond to a terrorist atta
Border security and immigration over the past several years have become hot
political issues. A number of cities and counties have experienced large increases in the
number of legal and illegal immigrants settling in their communities. Many of
TERRORIST FINANCING OF THE 9/11 ATTACKS
The 9/11 Commission (2004) thoroughly investigated the financing of the 9/11
attacks. It is illustrative to examine how the 9/11 attacks were financed since it
illuminates several of the methods used by terrorists t
AGENCIES CHARGED WITH COMBATING CYBER TERRORISM
The FBI and the Department of Homeland Security are charged with
investigating and countering domestic cyber terrorism. The Department of Defense is
also involved in cyber security from an international pers
IDEOLOGICAL MOTIVATIONS TO ACQUIRE AND USE WMDS
There are several reasons why a group or nation-state might acquire and
possibly use WMDs. Some groups see these weapons as meeting their ideological
desires. For example, racist or religious groups may u
This chapter examines transnational organized crime (TOC), which loosely
defined refers to organized criminal groups that operate multinationally. TOC is
examined in terms of criminal activities, focusing on key players or TOC groups, extent
Over the course of its short history, a substantial amount of confusion as to the
primary objective for our system of homeland security has existed. For example,
Bellavita (2008) examined the homeland security literature and notes that a numb