Funding Homeland Security Agency

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  • Read the scenario below. Use the Internet to research the various grant opportunities for outfitting emergency response units. Then, select two (2) funds that you would apply for based on the scenario. Provide a rationale for your selection.

Imagine that you are the director of homeland security for a state where several high-risk terrorism targets are located. There is a high probability of hazardous material incidents and you have identified credible threats associated with the emerging sovereign citizens’ movement. Your state agency is well prepared by having response units in place. However, you don’t have the funds to properly outfit all possible response units for each of the possible threats. Your agency is eligible to receive federal grant funds and you have been tasked with researching and writing the grant proposal.

  • Over the last few years, potential pandemics have gained increased attention among law enforcement professionals at both the state and local levels. As the top law enforcement official in your community, develop a reaction plan, which contains the first three (3) main procedures to maintain public orders if a pandemic occurred. Provide a rationale for your response.

"Undercover Operations" Please respond to the following

  • It is well known that undercover operations can be very dangerous for officers. Identify three (3) possible dangers that officers involved in undercover investigations might face. Next, suggest the mitigating actions that officers can take in order to reduce the dangers in question. Provide a rationale for your response.
  • Imagine you are the director of a transit police department that is charged with securing both rail and bus services. Statistics show that you have major occurrences of robberies, juvenile violence, and illegal drug activities not only on the buses and trains operated by the transit authority, but also at the hubs where passengers migrate to board and transfer as they travel. Propose one (1) overall strategy in which you combine problem-oriented policing and investigation to tackle the identified issues. Provide a rationale for your response.

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School: Carnegie Mellon University



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Funding Homeland Security Agency

Even when ready for the unforeseen, high-risk disasters can create unexpected emergencies
that need additional outside help. The homeland security agency requires financial assistance to
help the state with disaster alleviation and recovery; it can apply for the following funds to outfit
the response units for each of possible threats:
1. Hazard Mitigation Grant
This grant is only accessible when the president declares a major disaster. The fund helps
minimize the potential risk and damage if the act of terrorism occurs. It will also assist in
beginning the long-term repairs on damaged areas which are as a result of terrorist attacks (IBP,
2. Pre-Disaster Mitigation Grant
Applying for the grant will outfit the response units with the right facilities to help in
minimizing damage and preventing injury before a terrorist attack occurs. Pre-Disaster
mitigation grant foc...

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