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Homeland Security Problems
A discussion on the dangers of Homeland Security grants to local law enforcement agencies.
# 124739 | 1,500 words | 20 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Political Science (Government Agencies) , Political Science (U.S.)

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The paper explains why Homeland Security grants to local law enforcement agencies are creating a paramilitary police force, and indeed a nascent police state, in the U.S. Historical precedents are cited.

From the Paper:

"Whatever else may be true about the intentions and purposes of the creation of the Department of Homeland Security, there is little doubt that the principles of federalism and private-public partnerships have informed plans and budgets. A key part of DHS's budget involves cooperation between the federal government and state and local law enforcement authorities, as well as between the government entities and a host of private contractors that, like private-sector contractors who supply paper clips, for example, to the Department of Education, are to be funded out..."

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