USA Patriot Act Analysis

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The terrorist attack on the World Trade Center was the single most devastating terrorist attack in this country and, indeed, the world, with more than 3,000 deaths. (Pollock, 2014, p.403). The terrorist attack on September 11th, 2001 was a wakeup call for local law enforcement and the United States. This resulted in an increase of law enforcement officials and change of missions for local law enforcement, federal law enforcement; the creation of the Department of Homeland Security(DHS).
The Congressional Act from this attack was the signing of the United States of America Patriot Act into law October 26, 2001. The USA Patriot Act “gives federal officials greater authority to track and intercept communications, both for law enforcement and
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