Tagged: public safety

Republican and Democratic National Conventions 2016: The Next Terrorist Targets?

First Orlando, then Dallas, now Baton Rouge, what’s next, Cleveland or Philadelphia? Attacks On The Homefront are trending as of late especially ones against local law enforcement. With the 2016 Republican National Convention (RNC) kicking off this week, the city of Cleveland is taking extra security measures outlined in the City...

Boston Strong: Analyzing the Response to the Marathon Bombings Two Years Later

On April 15, 2013, brothers Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev set off two explosives near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. The explosions resulted in three fatalities and over 250 injured. Three days later, the FBI identified the Tsarnaevs as suspects and released their photos to the press. When the...

Fukushima Water Contamination – Impacts on the U.S. West Coast

In March of 2011, a magnitude 9.0 undersea earthquake struck off of the coast of Japan, killing 15,889 people. This massive earthquake became known as the Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami and the Great East Japan Earthquake. The destruction of the Great East Japan Earthquake did not cease after the tsunami...

On the Homefront: 2014 – A Year in Review

In 2014, the Homeland Security Digital Library’s (HSDL) blog On the Homefront covered some of the year’s headline stories. From the Ebola Outbreak to the CIA Interrogation Report, On the Homefront documented many of the top stories of 2014 by highlighting new additions to the HSDL collection. Here are some...