5. The Department of Homeland Security

  1. Martin J. Alperen

Published Online: 28 FEB 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470925805.ch5

Foundations of Homeland Security: Law and Policy

Foundations of Homeland Security: Law and Policy

How to Cite

Alperen, M. J. (2011) The Department of Homeland Security, in Foundations of Homeland Security: Law and Policy, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470925805.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 FEB 2011
  2. Published Print: 11 APR 2011

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series on Homeland Defense and Security

Book Series Editors:

  1. Ted Lewis

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470596982

Online ISBN: 9780470925805

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Keywords:

  • Department of Homeland Security's (DHS), overriding and urgent mission - leading the unified national effort to secure the country and preserve our freedoms;
  • responsibility for investigating and prosecuting terrorism - prosecuting acts of terrorism vested in Federal, State and local law enforcement agencies;
  • Title V—Emergency Preparedness and Response

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Sources

  • Endnotes

  • Additional Resources