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Introduction to Homeland Security

1st Edition

By Keith Gregory Logan, James D. Ramsay


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This book introduces students to the dynamic and complex enterprise that is homeland security. Using a broad lens, the authors explore key operational and content areas, as well as the practices and policies that are part of an effective homeland security program. With original essays from academics and practitioners, the book encapsulates the brea

Table of Contents

Part I HS Organization & Administration. Introduction A brief look at DHS. HS Law and Policy. Public and Private Sector Interdependencies. Part II - HS Resources. Critical Infrastructure Protection. Intelligence. Defense Support of Civil Authorities. Technology and Systems in HS. Environmental Security & Public Health. Part III HS Strategies. Emergency Management. Strategic Communication. Strategic Planning. Terrorism:1. Terrorism:2. Probabilistic Risk Assessment. Part IV ---Concluding Thoughts. Origins post 9/11. Epilogue

About the Authors

Keith Gregory Logan is an associate professor of criminal justice at Kutztown University and the editor/author of Homeland Security and Intelligence. A former federal law enforcement officer and security officer, he also served as a Special Assistant United States Attorney in the District of Columbia and the Eastern District of Virginia (EDVA).

James D. Ramsay is professor and coordinator of the Homeland Security program at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Dr. Ramsay currently serves as the chair of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Education Standards Committee and is the accreditation coordinator for the Homeland Security Defense Education Consortium Association.

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