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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

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 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 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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


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