Are We Able to Defend Ourselves?After September 11, 2011, federal law enforcement agencies were criticized for not being better prepared to deal with terrorists. The Department of Homeland Security (D

Are We Able to Defend Ourselves?

After September 11, 2011, federal law enforcement agencies were criticized for not being better prepared to deal with terrorists. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was formed in an effort to prevent similar events from happening in the future. The DHS was charged with preparing local and state law enforcement agencies with training and resources to deal with terrorists in America.

Discuss law enforcement training and resources that are now available to local law enforcement agencies through Homeland Security.

Share your opinion on whether we are prepared to and capable of defending ourselves at the local level from terrorists. Expand on your response to include if the method of attack would include biological or

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