Law Enforcement

Download Combating Terrorism: How Prepared Are State and Local by Lois M. Davis, Louis T. Mariano, Jennifer E. Pace, Sarah K. PDF

By Lois M. Davis, Louis T. Mariano, Jennifer E. Pace, Sarah K. Cotton, Paul Steinberg

Result of the 3rd and ultimate wave of a countrywide survey to elicit checks of kingdom and native reaction companies in their actions following Sep 11 to enhance preparedness to answer terrorist-related incidents and of federal courses meant to enhance arrangements and readiness. It additionally presents info on how kingdom and native companies are resourcing those actions, how they understand the jobs of the army and nationwide protect, and their expectancies for the dept of native land safeguard.

Show description

Read or Download Combating Terrorism: How Prepared Are State and Local Response Organizations? PDF

Best law enforcement books

The War on Civil Liberties: How Bush and Ashcroft Have Dismantled the Bill of Rights

Reading the criminal foundations of the conflict on terror, this publication investigates the lack of the civil liberties of americans and felony immigrants. In an in depth examine money owed resembling the 1996 Antiterrorism and potent loss of life Penalty Act, the united states Patriot Act, and the place of birth safeguard Act, and government orders, it presents a finished photo of the struggle on terror and explores the claimed victories via the Bush management.

Policing women: the sexual politics of law enforcement and the LAPD

Lines the origins of ladies in police paintings, explaining how pioneer policewomen's struggles to achieve safe footholds in great urban police departments mockingly helped to make glossy policework essentially the most male ruled occupations within the usa. This publication exhibits how girl officials dealt with the complicated gender politics in their paintings.

Institutional Racism and the Police: Fact or Fiction (Civil Society)

Sir William Macpherson's inquiry into the homicide of Stephen Lawrence claimed to discover proof of 'institutional' or 'unwitting' racism within the Metropolitan Police provider. despite the fact that, the inquiry's findings have been arguable. No proof was once produced - no less than within the feel during which facts is known in a court docket of legislation.

Working Stiff: Two Years, 262 Bodies, and the Making of a Medical Examiner

The fearless memoir of a tender forensic pathologist’s “rookie season” as a NYC medical expert, and the cases—hair-raising and heartbreaking and impossibly complex—that formed her as either a doctor and a mom. simply months prior to the September eleven terrorist assaults, Dr. Judy Melinek started her education as a brand new York urban forensic pathologist.

Extra resources for Combating Terrorism: How Prepared Are State and Local Response Organizations?

Example text

Given the limited resources of many 22 Combating Terrorism: How Prepared Are Response Organizations? volunteer fire departments, one might expect them to focus primarily on their firefighting duties. However, the majority of fire departments in the United States are volunteer departments, so their limited engagement in joint preparedness activities raises possible concerns. S. critical infrastructure. 9), and only about one-half of state OEMs and one-third of local OEMs had done so. The pattern was similar when we asked about joint preparedness activities for natural disasters or general emergencies.

AOrganizations were asked how they expected DHS to impact their organization and were given a range of response options. They were asked to mark all that applied. ” bIn a separate question, organizations were asked what modifications, if any, they thought would improve the usefulness of the Homeland Security Advisory System for them. 1). 2). 1 Only 7 percent of law enforcement organizations indicated that they had applied for a security clearance. This may reflect law enforcement’s primary reliance on the FBI for threat information.

For Terrorism Involving Weapons of Mass Destruction, 2000). For that survey, the Advisory Panel expanded the definition of WMD from chemical, biological, radiological, or nuclear devices to include any device capable of producing large-scale physical destruction, widespread disruption, and/or mass casualties. 1 Follow-up surveys were conducted in 2002 and 2003. The second survey asked the organizations that responded to the initial survey what had changed since 9/11 in terms of their threat experience, planning activities, joint preparedness activities, and training.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.58 of 5 – based on 32 votes