CJ 251 Terrorism/Domestic Preparedness
S1B 2012 BL
Cain, Thomas L.
Business Organization: Security Management, Webster University 2003, Master Of ArtsCriminal Justice, Park University 2001, Bachelor of Science
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Jan 16,2012 - Mar 11, 2012
5:00 - 7:30 PM
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Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Students will write a consolidated, thematic Essay discussing four (4) primary issues:
ISSUE #1: The impact that international terrorism has had on United States homeland security policies.
ISSUE #2: The appropriate roles of local communities and law enforcement agencies in a national strategy for protecting the homeland.
ISSUE #3: How organizational bureaucracy inhibits cooperation across federal, state, and local jurisdictions.
ISSUE #4: What can be done to improve interagency cooperation.
The assignment will be completed in two drafts. The first draft, due by Sunday of Week 4 will address Issues #1 and 2. The second part, due by Sunday of Week 7 will address Issues #1, 2, 3, and 4, and include recommended revisions (if any) from the instructor.
The final draft must provide complete and equitable treatment of all issues and questions. External research should be integrated to provide a consolidated examination of the fundamental ideas being expressed. All submissions must include the following technical components:
Written in APA or other acceptable formal research writing style (e.g., MLA, Chicago, etc.).
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