The Department Of Homeland Security

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Introduction Considering the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)has only initiated actions in 2003, it has performed necessary security procedures and accomplished significant purposes and breakthroughs. As DHS progresses to grow, more activity predominates for them to address weaknesses in its current operational strategy. Implementation efforts are in place to strengthen the efficiency and to integrate its management areas (acquisitions, financial management, human capital, and information technology), yet they continue to face significant difficulties that have influenced the department 's capacity to satisfy its missions. Homeland Security and their capabilities The mission goals of the Department of Homeland Security are the focus…show more content…
Ideally, a proper sense of balance between security and freedom is the target goal, but they do not to not be in conflict. Policies that make the nation more secure, for instance, upon external perils, do not inevitably impair its people’s rights. Preserving personal liberty does not invariably hobble the country’s defense. Rather, as the Constitution recognizes, the two are reinforcing: An apparent fear in the public is that power delegated by the citizen to their government may be abused and used against them. Intelligence-gathering, when efficiently performed in ways consistent with Americans’ rights and expectations, is similarly essential. The United States today faces a different risk. Sustaining a strong national defense, secures liberty against threats known and unknown and is the eminent and an indispensable accountability of the federal government Implementing DHS’s Missions Functions DHS’s mission roles and issues are continuously confronted with the leadership of the enterprise, implementation and integration of management functions as well as the strategic risk management of homeland security efforts. These attributes have added to
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