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NCJ Number: 219817 Find in a Library
Title: Introduction: Homeland Security and Criminal Justice--Five Years After 9/11
Journal: Criminal Justice Studies: A Critical Journal of Crime, Law and Society  Volume:20  Issue:2  Dated:June 2007  Pages:81-89
Author(s): Everette B. Penn
Date Published: June 2007
Page Count: 9
Publisher: http://www.routledge.com/ 
Type: Issue Overview
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This special issue on homeland security and criminal justice explores the areas of terrorism, homeland security, documents related to homeland security, and future threats and challenges.
Abstract: Arguably, there is no discipline more deeply entrenched within the many aspects of homeland security: mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery than criminal justice. Agencies in criminal justice at the local, State, national, and international levels must coordinate to defend and respond to threats to the United States homeland. There are many aspects of homeland security and its connection with criminal justice. In order to better understand the connection of homeland security and criminal justice a few areas must be explored. These include terrorism, homeland security, documents related to homeland security, and finally threats and challenges. Homeland security is an ever evolving study of history, emergency management technology, international events, economic, political and religious struggles unfolding daily. This special issue discusses these challenges. References
Main Term(s): Criminal justice system effectiveness
Index Term(s): Criminal justice system analysis; Domestic terrorism; History of criminal justice; International cooperation; International terrorism; National security; Terrorism/Mass Violence
Note: For related articles see NCJ-219818-822
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