Proceedings of the 2008 CHDS Annual Conference

Notes from the Editor

Six years after the creation of the Department of Homeland Security, practitioners and academics in the field of homeland security are exploring diverse and complex issues relating to the defense and security of the United States. Nowhere is the growth of the field more evident than in the work of the professionals completing advanced degrees at the Naval Postgraduate School’s Center for Homeland Defense and Security. The papers presented in this special supplement to Homeland Security Affairs represent the work of CHDS alumni, presented at the Center’s fifth anniversary conference in January 2008. Read more.

Proceedings of the 2008 CHDS Annual Conference

Proceedings of the 2008 Center for Homeland Defense and Security Annual Conference

Supplement: Proceedings of the 2008 Center for Homeland Defense and Security Annual Conference By Donald Reed, Charles Eaneff, and Cynthia Cox ABSTRACT: The 2008 Center for Homeland Defense and Security (CHDS) Annual Conference was conducted January 29-30, 2008, at the …

Proceedings of the 2008 Center for Homeland Defense and Security Annual Conference

The Functional Desks as Collaborative Mechanisms in the Michigan Intelligence Operations Center

Supplement: Proceedings of the 2008 Center for Homeland Defense and Security Annual Conference By John Bustria, Emad Shenouda, and Michael McDaniel ABSTRACT: Traditional organizational structures cannot fully confront all facets of terrorism. Addressing this threat requires different mechanisms that are …

The Functional Desks as Collaborative Mechanisms in the Michigan Intelligence Operations Center

Securing the United States-Mexico Border: An On-Going Dilemma

Supplement: Proceedings of the 2008 Center for Homeland Defense and Security Annual Conference By Karina Ordonez ABSTRACT: Illegal cross-border activity is a severe homeland defense and security problem along the international Southwest border. The issue of illegal human smuggling is …

Securing the United States-Mexico Border: An On-Going Dilemma

Caribbean Maritime Migration: Challenges for the New Millennium

Supplement: Proceedings of the 2008 Center for Homeland Defense and Security Annual Conference By Robert Watts ABSTRACT: Caribbean maritime migration is a growing problem and a potential humanitarian crisis. As economic and political conditions worsen throughout the region, the numbers …

Caribbean Maritime Migration: Challenges for the New Millennium

The Relationship between the Private Sector and Fusion Centers: Potential Causes for Concern and Realities

Supplement: Proceedings of the 2008 Center for Homeland Defense and Security Annual Conference By Siobhan O’Neil ABSTRACT: The emergence of fusion centers has been met with much anticipation, as well as feelings ranging from relief to fear. Much of the …

The Relationship between the Private Sector and Fusion Centers: Potential Causes for Concern and Realities

Integrating Virtual Public-Private Partnerships into Local Law Enforcement for Enhanced Intelligence-Led Policing

Supplement: Proceedings of the 2008 Center for Homeland Defense and Security Annual Conference By Matthew Simeone ABSTRACT: In the past several years, the responsibility of our nation’s law enforcement agencies has been expanded beyond everyday crime to include the threat …

Integrating Virtual Public-Private Partnerships into Local Law Enforcement for Enhanced Intelligence-Led Policing

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