Law Enforcement at Sea ~ U.S. Coast Guard

Earlier this month, Lt. Jodie Knox wrote an article for Military.com entitled “Coast Guardsmen Train for Law Enforcement Missions.” The article talks about one of the law enforcement courses, known as “Noncompliant Vessel Pursuit” (NCVP) that Coast Guard law enforcement …


Remembering 9/11’s Fallen Officers

A 9/11 remembrance ceremony took place this morning at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington D.C. Each of the names of the 72 heroes who fell on 9/11 was read at the service. Their names are each engraved on …


Syria—On the Ground and in Cyber Space

A spotlight shines on President Barack Obama as he seeks Congressional and international support for a military response in Syria. Will there be a U.S. Military Strike? There was no consensus reached at the recent G20 summit. However 10 countries …


Homeland Security Degree Career Outcomes

In our last blog we talked about the rise of homeland security educational programs and degrees and what they entail. Today we’ll look at how such training directly pertains to professional prospects. In his presentation “Homeland Security Education: The Current …


Homeland Security Degrees & Programs

Prior to 9/11, Homeland Security degrees and programs were virtually non-existent, according to Dr. Stan Supinski, the Director of Partnership Programs at the Center for Homeland Defense and Security (CHDS). Today there are numerous Associate, Bachelor, Master and Certificate programs …


Inspiring Careers at ICE (U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement)

When you hear about U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), your mind may automatically think of an agency that focuses on ridding the country of illegal immigrants—a highly contested issue. It’s true, of course, that immigration enforcement is a major …