Federal and state cooperation : the role of state law enforcement in the enforcement of illegal immigration following 9/11
The relationship between federal and state law enforcement agencies, specifically in regards to illegal immigration enforcement, has become of increasing importance following 9/11. This study examines these relationships with regards to a specific focus on intelligence gathering and sharing and resource allocation. This study utilizes previous survey data on state law enforcement agencies throughout the United States, and their responses to specific questions about federal collaboration. It was hypothesized the states’ allocation of resources to, as well as level of involvement in, terrorism ...