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Site Map - Homeland Security

Quick Bytes - Confiscated Laptops

- When you arrive at or leave from a U.S. airport, Customs officials can search and seize your laptop and any electronic media you have.

State Perspective – North Carolina

- A conversation with North Carolina's top emergency manager.

Document Fraud

- A bill (S. 276) introduced by Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) is designed to curb document fraud by making it illegal for anyone to produce, issue, or transfer more than ten legitimate passports without permission from the government. Forging, counterfeiting, or altering passports and making ten or more false applications for passports would be punishable by up to 20 years in prison.

Homeland Security

- A bill (H.R. 599) that would streamline the certification process under the SAFETY Act, which provides legal immunity for the use of certified products, has been approved by the House of Representatives and is currently under consideration in the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.

Counterintelligence Strategy

- Take a look at the new counterintelligence strategy to thwart threats to U.S. national security, recently signed by the President.

Disaster Response

- A Canadian not-for-profit takes an outsider's look at the response to Hurricane Katrina, identifying factors that led to the collapse of good governance and lessons learned.

Communications Interoperability

- First responder communications in four states and 11 localities were reviewed by the GAO to assess how well homeland security grant money is being spent.

Tourism, Security & Safety: From Theory to Practice

- Industry leader reviews top text on tourism security.

Public Policing in the 21st Century: Issues and Dilemmas in the U.S. and Canada

- Industry leader reviews top text on public policy and security.

Insurgency and Terrorism: From Revolution to Apocalypse, Second Edition

- Industry leader reviews top text on terrorism.

Emergency Planning

- Industry leader reviews top text on emergency planning.

Numbers

- 82 The percentage of cargo containers that are scanned in 50 foreign ports before entering the United States.

State Perspective - Michigan

- Interview with Capt. Eddie L. Washington, Jr.
 




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