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National Domestic Preparedness Office

  • By: Heath B. Grant
  • In: Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement
  • Edited by: Larry E. Sullivan, Marie Simonetti Rosen, Dorthy Moses Schulz & M. R. Haberfeld
  • Subject:General Criminology & Criminal Justice, Police Studies (general)

The National Domestic Preparedness Office (NDPO) was created in 1998 to coordinate federal programs and technical assistance efforts related to terrorism preparedness. The attorney general called for the creation of the agency following an August 1998 meeting of 200 representatives of ...

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