The purpose of this assignment is to provide you with the opportunity to apply the knowledge you have gained toward mitigating the probability of a terrorist attack. You will assume the position that you are an officer in charge of providing security in the scenario you have chosen. You will analyze the physical location of the scenario, mitigate probable areas of concern, and identify probable targets that may require special attention. It is up to you and your personnel to ensure that terrorists will have no opportunity to disrupt the event or unleash any form of attack. The lives of the participants in the event depend on your ability to predict every given situation and provide security to prevent such attacks. Please identify all weak areas, and provide your analysis of how to protect property and personnel during the event as well as before and after the event. The paper must address the following areas of concern: How does the terroristic act in your paper impact future prospects of terrorism whether by genetic engineering, cyberterrorism, biological warfare, or any other weapons of mass destruction (WMD)? Evaluate the moral and ethical implications of the use of this type of WMD destruction. Assess the capabilities of the WMD portrayed in your scenario, and mitigate counteraction strategies. Complete a research paper that must be a minimum of five pages in length, not including the title page and the reference page. The research paper must follow APA guidelines and contain the following components: Title page: The title page must be in APA format, which includes the APA running head and the page number in the header. Abstract: Provide a brief explanation of the purpose of your paper. This must be a minimum of 150 words. This should be similar to the topic description you submitted in the Unit II assignment. HLS 3301, Weapons of Mass Destruction 4 Introduction: Intermediate headings: Intermediate headings help the reader transition from one subject to the next. This is the focus of your research and analysis on the scenario you have chosen, where you identify the risks and mitigate solutions that will provide the appropriate protection as well as provide reactive measures in case terrorists manage to complete an attack regardless of your preventive measures. The content must center on the three areas of concern identified above. Conclusion: Provide a summary of your findings and solutions based on best practices. Reference page: You must include the heading (References) centered above the reference list on a separate last page. All references must be in APA format, and each reference must relate to at least one in-text citation.
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