08/10/2007 - William C. “Bill” Burke has served as director of the Illinois Emergency Management Agency since 2003, coordinating incident response while building terrorism preparedness alongside Illinois Homeland Security and the state’s Terrorism Task Force.
08/10/2007 - A new 80-page guide is intended to give governors an overview of their homeland security roles and responsibilities. Topics covered include communications interoperability and mutual-aid agreements.
08/10/2007 - The National Guard is woefully under equipped and in need of reform, says an independent commission chartered to look into the issue. Its report details the problem and recommends solutions.
08/10/2007 - Since the September 11 attacks, air travelers have been required to present a government-issued photo ID—typically a driver’s license—before boarding commercial flights in the United States. Agents scrutinize these documents as if they offered some definitive proof of identity. They do not.