Homeland Security for Policing

Homeland Security for Policing

By: Willard M. Oliver (author)Paperback

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For courses in Introduction to Policing, Current Police Policies, Issues in Policing and Homeland Security. Unique in focus, Homeland Security for Policing presents a framework for understanding the role police play in today's era of Homeland Security. The only text of its kind, the book examines the events that led up to this new policing era, the relationship between national, state and local agencies, and specific strategies, operations and tactics that can be used to prevent and protect against future threats. Special emphasis is placed on understanding 9-11, the entire framework of Homeland Security in the U.S. and the unique issues faced by local law enforcement.

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About Author

Willard M. Oliver is an Associate Professor of Criminal Justice in the College of Criminal Justice at Sam Houston State University. He holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in political science from West Virginia University and a M.S. and B.S. in criminal justice from Radford University. He currently serves as a Major in the United States Army Reserves, Military Police Corps, and is a decorated Veteran of the Persian Gulf War. He is a graduate of the military police (enlisted) basic and advanced training, military police officer basic and advanced officer training, and the Combined Arms Services Support School. He is currently enrolled in Command & General Staff College. He is also a former police officer from the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area. His research interests are centered on policing and public policy issues, and he is the author of numerous peer-reviewed journal articles, books, and magazine articles related to both topics. In his spare time he enjoys running and teaching martial arts.


1. The Era of Homeland Security 2. Homeland Security 3. Police Strategy for Homeland Security 4. Police Operations for Homeland Security 5. Police Tactics for Homeland Security APPENDICES

Product Details

  • publication date: 26/07/2006
  • ISBN13: 9780131534667
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9780131534667
  • weight: 449
  • ISBN10: 0131534661

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