Since 2001, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has played a major role in the security of the United States. For this assignment, you will select one of 7 major agencies within DHS located at the bottom of their organizational chart. Conduct research on your chosen agency. Provide an overview of the agency and answer the following questions:
1. What is the agencies normal day-to-day mission and role within DHS?
2. How do they contribute to the protection of critical infrastructure?
3. In the event of a terrorist event, does their mission and role change? Explain.
4. How do they fit within DHS and its mission? Should they even be part of DHS?
5. What resources does the agency have? Budget? Personnel?
6. How does the agency and DHS overall depend upon states and private contractors?