Progress Toward a More Secure and Resilient Nation
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"DHS [Department of Homeland Security] Secretary Janet Napolitano looks at how the past ten years have 'made us smarter about the kind of threats we face, and how best to deal with them,' focusing on the strategy of local hometown security as a key to making our communities and the nation safer in the future. She makes the argument that, '''_more and more often, state, local, and tribal law enforcement officers -- and their community partners -- are best positioned to uncover the first signs of terrorist activity.'"
This article appeared in Homeland Security Affairs (September 2011), v.7 no.2