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The challenge of terrorism against the United States has made the government create the Department of Homeland Security with the hope of leveraging federal, state, and local police agencies, intelligence agencies, and immigration agencies to cooperate in communicating findings and creating joint efforts to stop threats of terrorism or confront a terrorist attack. The current threat of terrorism has made many legislatures in Congress think about the United States combining all the police agencies into one national police organization. The centralization of power would stop the discombobulated nature of the 3 government levels of police and provide a clear, overall standard on how to police not only terrorism acts but crime in general. Please answer the following questions. •Do you believe that the establishment of terrorism as a crime that can be committed domestically has changed policing? How? Why? Provide examples. •Have the number of victims of racial profiling increased over the las

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The Challenge of TerrorismNameClassDateProfessorThe Challenge of Terrorism The terrorist acts that occurred September 11, 2001 forever changed policing in America. This paper discusses the three major changes that have occurred over the last ten years and explains what racial profiling is and its effect on the victims. The most prevalent victims of racial profiling are discussed as well as the laws and services are available for victims of racial profiling. It looks to the actions that should be taken to prevent racial profiling and possible solutions to this problem.Introduction Terrorism has become a real threat to members of American society. The terrorist attacks on American soil changed how the government and public viewed the threat. New legislation was created to make investigating terrorism more effective and less time consuming for law enforcement. The police no longer have to follow the due process procedures when investigating the suspicion of terrorism. These new laws and legal procedures have created conflict within society. The new liberties have allowed law enforcement to bypass citizen's privacy rights and results in blatant racial profiling. Changes in Policing via Counter-Terrorism Initiatives Terrorism has changed policing in the last ten years. The creation of the Department of Homeland Security has provided law enforcement with new counterterrorism programs and creating methods for sharing information amongst age

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