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Career Considerations: Don’t Overlook Federal Law Enforcement

By Dr. Vincent Giordano, program director, criminal justice at American Public University

Today’s criminal justice students should consider careers in federal law enforcement. Since 9/11, federal law enforcement has increased its footprint in the United States and throughout the world and continues to grow. Here is a look at these agencies and their role in law enforcement.

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Research Initiative: How Crowdsourcing Can Benefit Disaster Operations

By Mark Riccardi, Program Director, Homeland Security at American Military University

Crowdsourcing, or using the power of the Internet and social media to “virtually” bring together large groups of people in support of a cause or event, has successfully been used to help emergency responders during disaster management.

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Challenges of Today’s Intelligence Analysts to Protect the Homeland

Challenges of Today’s Intelligence Analysts to Protect the Homeland

By James Green, Jr.

The world we live in today is far different from the one that existed when I began my intelligence career 44 years ago. Intelligence issues were much simpler then, and there was less data and information to analyze. Although the nation was engaged in a Cold War with the Soviet Union, our intelligence resources were sufficient to keep track of our adversary’s capabilities.

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Protecting the Games: Law Enforcement’s Olympic Legacy of Information Sharing

By Jon Gordon, Deputy Chief (Retired), Atlanta Police Department & Professor of Homeland Security, American Military University

Coordinating the law enforcement and security responsibilities necessary to safeguard the Olympic Games is a task that takes years of preparation, thousands of people, and an international law enforcement effort.

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A New Twist on Cyber-Security

A New Twist on Cyber-Security

By Jeffery A. Hawkins There is hardly a day that goes by anymore that you don’t hear of another computer hacker accessing some computer network system either stealing identities or worst, government secrets.
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Post Bin Laden: The Security Challenges Ahead

Post Bin Laden: The Security Challenges Ahead

By Jeffery A. Hawkins The challenge to capture or kill the master-mind behind the 9/11 attacks and the world’s most wanted terrorist is over and yet it is really the beginning.
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