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Parrish - Homeland Security: U.S. Government

A guide for articles, government agencies, and related homeland security centers.

U.S. Government

Numerous federal agencies, besides the Department of Homeland Security and its multiple organizational components, conduct homeland security related research and are responsible for implementing and enforcing various sectors of U.S. Government homeland security policy. These agencies and their information resources include:

Committee on National Security Systems

Homeland Security Digital Library (Collaborative venture between the Dept. of Homeland Security and Naval Postgraduate School which serves as a homeland security research clearinghouse with material from government and nongovernment sources.)
Department of Homeland Security
Department of Homeland Security Science & Technology Directorate
(Sponsors this department's scientific and technological research.)
Department of Homeland Security Inspector General (Issues reports on the management performance of Homeland Security Dept. programs.)

Homeland Security Affairs:  The Journal of the NPS Center for Homeland Defense and Security
Ready.gov (Resources for helping the general public cope with natural or human-caused disasters.)
Federal Emergency Management Administration (Dept. of Homeland Security organization responsible for leading the federal government's response to disasters.)
Transportation Security Administration (Agency responsible for U.S. transportation security.)
TSA Federal Air Marshal Service 
Defense Department Homeland Security
Energy Department Homeland Security
(Energy Dept. national laboratories conduct significant homeland security related research.)

Internet Crime & Complaint Center
Justice Department Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section
Justice Department Inspector General
(Issues reports on the management performance of Justice Dept. programs.)
National Defense University Center for Technology and National Security Policy (Educational institution examining how technological innovation affects U.S. national security.)
National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST) Homeland Security (This Commerce Dept. agency conducts scientific and technological homeland security research emphasizing measurement in areas such as emergency services, information technology, and airport and building security.)
Office of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI)
DNI Information Sharing Environment
Bureau of Industry & Security (BIS) (Commerce Dept. agency responsible for administering some U.S. export control programs.)
U.S. Coast Guard Proceedings
U.S. Customs & Border Protection

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