Homeland Security Historic Approaches

By Todd Hand

The basic intentions of the United States homeland security policies over the 244 years of independence have never changed. Based on the United States Constitution , the responsibilities of protecting the citizens and their right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness continues to be supported by the federal government. Changes in the scope, sources, and delivery of any threats have drastically changed over this time period. With these ever-changing threats, the need for...