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Homeland Security and Community Policing

Does Homeland Security issues influence the way police enforce the law? Please give an example. How does the era of Homeland security affect community policing?

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Does homeland security issues influence the way police enforce the law? Please give an example.

Homeland security has had an impact on the policing of cities in America because of the increase in funding that many departments have received as a result of new anti-terrorism initiatives that have been the cornerstone of the DHS. The Department of Homeland Security understands that the most effective deterrent against terrorism is done at the local level, which necessitates the participation of police departments in the cities most likely to suffer from terrorism. Therefore, DHS has given large sums of money through to departments in high profile cities such as New York and others with large populations and that are more susceptible to attack because of ...

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The expert examines homeland security issues which influence the way police enforce the laws are determined.

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