This article examines three national security law challenges resulting from greater involvement of state and local police agencies in protecting national security, especially in combating terrorism: organizational challenges, accountability challenges, and institutional tensions with traditional local police functions. Each threatens the balance of security and civil liberties.
Law | Law Enforcement and Corrections | National Security Law
Matthew C. Waxman,
Police and National Security: American Local Law Enforcement and Counter-Terrorism after 9/11,
J. Nat'l Sec. L. & Pol'y
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