The Importance Of Personal Privacy And Civil Liberties

September eleventh changed the way the world views terrorism, the wars in in Iraq and Afghanistan claimed the lives of thousands and we the United States have taken massive counterterrorism measures home with us. The United States Patriot Act of 2001 made significant changes in the structure of federal law enforcement, it was revised in 2006 and in 2004 when the 9/11 commission called for a complete overhaul of the U.S. intelligence system the National Criminal Intelligence Sharing Plan or NCISP set standards for a new system of domestic intelligence gathering and analysis. These changes were made in regards to personal privacy and civil liberties. Civil liberties are the rights given to all Americans under the United States Constitution. The …show more content…
Despite the recent executive power, the courts still have the right to review national security laws. Criminal justice agencies not only acknowledge but protect individual civil rights. The key to successful performance is to continue preventing terrorism by completing law enforcement functions and building powerful community partnerships. Law enforcement maintains a civilian entity, the police are more effective in a democracy when they are embedded in a community equipped to solve problems and enforce the laws as well. When police work becomes militarized work, it is not only dangerous but harmful because it separates officers from the communities they …show more content…
The SPI targets specific problems, the NSI is attempting to implement the SAR program, CAT gathers information specific to certain types of businesses and, the TVCI identifies violent crime data that may impact terrorism prevention. Sounds like a lot but it’s not, the future of terrorism will rely on technology. Radicalization is increasing along with the gap between the rich nations and the poor nations. The internet will continue to be one of the most important vehicles in recruiting terrorists and operation planning. The right-wing domestic extremism is on the rise and unfortunately homegrown jihadists have created virtual bases in the United States of

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