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Chapter 2 Terror, Threat, and Disaster Post 9/11. A new Paradigm of Homeland Security. Analyze the events of 911 Lack of information exchange prior to 9/11 Initial formation of the Department of Homeland Security Explain the structural changes that have taken place since its inception

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Chapter 2 terror threat and disaster post 9 11

Chapter 2 Terror, Threat, and Disaster Post 9/11

A new Paradigm of Homeland Security

  • Analyze the events of 911

  • Lack of information exchange prior to 9/11

  • Initial formation of the Department of Homeland Security

  • Explain the structural changes that have taken place since its inception

  • Various directorates and offices in the Department of Homeland Security

  • Read Pages 29-34


The department of homeland security was established on september 20 th 2001

The Department of Homeland Security was established on September 20th 2001

  • DHS was established in record time

  • The primary mission was to protect the homeland

  • Tome Ridge was designated the first Director of Homeland Security

  • Chart: figure 2.8 on page 35

  • Mission Statement on page 36


The department of homeland security

The Department of Homeland Security

  • The Homeland Security Act of 2002 established DHS

  • The Act compartmentalizes the agency into four main areas of responsibility

    • Border and transportation

    • Emergency preparedness and response

    • chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear countermeasures

    • information analysis and infrastructure protection


The primary focus of dhs

The Primary Focus of DHS

  • Prevent terrorist acts within the United States

  • Reduce America's vulnerability to terrorism

  • Minimize the damage and then recover from attacks that do occur


The office of the secretary of the department of homeland security

The Office of the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security

  • Tom Ridge

  • Michael Chertoff

  • Janet Napolitano

    Internet Exercise…

    What was their profession before DHS ?

    When were they appointed ?

    What were they known for…their expertise ?

    Teach the class about the individual


Dhs directorates

DHS Directorates

  • Directorate for National Protection and Programs - deals with risk and physical and virtual threats

  • Directorate for Science and Technology - the research and development arm of DHS

  • Directorate for Management - oversees budget, finance, and human resources for DHS


Dhs offices

DHS Offices

  • DHS Office of Policy- formulates and coordinates DHS policy

  • DHS Office of Health Affairs – deals with medically related incidents

  • DHS Office of Intelligence and Analysis – assesses and analyzes information and data regarding threat

  • DHS Office of Operations Coordination – monitors and coordinates Homeland Security activities and programs in 50 states in conjunction with law enforcement partners


Dhs agencies

DHS Agencies

  • Transportation Security Administration

  • Customs and Border Protection

  • Citizenship and Immigration Services

  • Immigration and Customs Enforcement

  • United States Coast Guard

  • Federal Emergency Management Agency

  • United States Secret Service

  • Domestic Nuclear Detection Office

  • Federal Law Enforcement Training Center


Internet exercise

Internet Exercise

  • Research your assigned agency and give a short brief on what they do.

    • When was the agency established

    • What is their primary mission

    • Teach the class information about the agency


Homeland security videos

Homeland Security Videos

  • Human Trafficking Awareness Video for First Responders

    http://www.dhs.gov/video/human-trafficking-awareness-video-first-responders

  • Options for Consideration Active Shooter Training Video

    http://www.dhs.gov/video/options-consideration-active-shooter-training-video


Review questions

Review Questions


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