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Homeland Security by James Carafano, Mark Sauter

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CHAPTER 4HOMELAND SECURITY ROLES, RESPONSIBILITIES, AND JURISDICTIONSInternational, Federal, State, and Local Government and Private Sector Responsibilities

Americans should find comfort in knowing that millions of their fellow citizens are working every day to ensure our security at every level—federal, state, county, municipal. These are dedicated professionals who are good at what they do.

Tom Ridge at his swearing-in ceremony as director, Office of Homeland Security, October 8, 2001

CHAPTER OVERVIEW

As the conclusion of Part 1 explained, the national homeland security enterprise established in the wake of the September 11 attacks is still a work in progress. This chapter outlines current organizations, programs, and principles governing domestic ...

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