Homeland Security in the USA introduces and compiles multiple public documents into a concise reader. Numerous resources, spanning the development of the Department of Homeland Security to specialized duties of various departments, are collected and organized in one convenient location. The Modules cover the history, relevant terminology, and action points that have been standardized to keep our borders and citizens safe from natural, accidental and terrorist activity.
Compiled and edited by a HAZMAT-authorized first responder who has hands-on experience at the scene of some of America’s most critical disaster sites, this textbook provides a dynamic research tool for the CJ student seeking to enter the field of homeland and border security.
Table of Contents
Module 1: Establishment of the Department of Homeland Security
Module 2: The National Strategy for Homeland Security Student Brief
Module 3: The Homeland Security Risk Lexicon Student Brief
Module 4: The National Strategy to Secure Cyberspace Student Brief
Module 5: The National Response Framework Student Brief
Module 6: The National Infrastructure Protection Plan Student Brief
Module 7: The National Emergency Communications Plan Student Brief
Module 8: The National Preparedness Guidelines Student Brief
Author: Compiled, with a forward by Julie Gibson © 2011
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