Napolitano Directs CBP To Develop Index For Measuring Border Security

Biesecker, Calvin
May 2011
Defense Daily;5/5/2011, Vol. 250 Issue 25, p4
Market Research Report
The article focuses on the instructions given by U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano to develop new metrics to measure security along the southwest border of the U.S. According to her, a new index is being developed by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) that will include various law enforcement and third party data. The U.S. Special Forces and Counter-Terrorism Advisory Board want to raise the threat level of the National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS).


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