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CROL636. Critical Issues Homeland Security

This course offers an examination of anti-terrorism/extremism theories in contemporary law enforcement. It will provide an analysis of terrorist behavior, different terrorist typologies and extreme behavior as the foundation for all terrorist activity. The industry of homeland security and the misunderstood role of homeland security organizations will be discussed, as well as contemporary reasons for terrorist exploits. The legality of acts taken within the U.S. will be discussed in detail, as well as an unraveling of U.S. domestic terrorism policy. (3 credit hours)