February 2015

Brandon Gardner/Guest Editor

The Office of Homeland Security came into existence 11 days after the infamous 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States; since then, U.S. homeland security has garnered attention from U.S. leaders, including those in law enforcement. In recent years, there has been an increased emphasis on the role of collaboration in improving homeland security and the importance of state, local, and tribal agencies in these collaborative efforts.