The NIMS (National Incident Management System) will enable responders at all levels to work together more effectively to manage domestic incidents no matter what the cause, size or complexity. The benefits of the NIMS system will be significant.
The following documents will be helpful for the NIMS Compliance Implementation plan.
FEMA's web site on NIMS compliance http://www.fema.gov/
School Safety Center
The Washington State School Safety Center provides resources regarding homeland security and the public schools.
School Safety Center website http://www.k12.wa.us/Safetycenter/
National Strategy for Maritime Security
The National Strategy for Maritime Security was created to protect “all areas and things of, on, under, relating to, adjacent to, or bordering on a sea, ocean, or other navigable waterway, including all maritime-related activities, infrastructure, people, cargo, and vessels and other conveyances.”
Helpful documents (in pdf format) for understanding the National Strategy for Maritime Security:
The Center of Excellence Homeland Security recommends the following article 'Changing Homeland Security: Ten Essential Homeland Security Books'. This PDF is an article written by Christopher Bellavita of HSAJ.ORG, published in Homeland Security Affairs.
Center of Excellence Homeland Security, Pierce College, 9401 Farwest Drive S.W., Lakewood, WA 98498-1999