Law enforcement efforts within the Department of Homeland Security

hearing before the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eighth Congress, second session, February 3, 2004 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security

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  • United States. -- Secret Service -- Management,
  • United States. -- Coast Guard -- Management,
  • United States. -- Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement -- Management,
  • National security -- United States,
  • Law enforcement -- United States
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Paginationiii, 67 p. ;
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Created from a broad and in depth, yet edited collection of statutes, policy papers, presidential directives, and other documents, it cultivates a detailed understanding of the foundations of homeland security.