Defending the homeland

  • Address the following in 3–5 pages:
    • What is the overall function and mission responsibility of the Department of Homeland Security? Explain.
    • What is the function of the Terrorist Threat Integration Center? Explain.
    • What are the capabilities and importance of the DHS Counterterrorism Center? Explain in detail.
    • What is the operational role of the FBI’s Counterterrorism Division? Explain.
    • What methods are used to ensure that state and local law enforcement agencies develop homeland defense and security strategies? Explain (hint: federal grants).
    • What methods exist for state and local law homeland defense and security strategic planning activities? Explain.
      • How are these methods effective? Explain.
      • How can these planning methods be improved? Explain.
  • Be sure to reference all sources using APA style.