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Former Homeland Security chief Chertoff says citizen involvement is cornerstone of security

Author: Ernest Luning - July 20, 2012 - Updated: July 20, 2012

The United States is facing rapidly evolving threats unforeseen when the federal government established the Department of Homeland Security a decade ago, in the wake of the 9/11 attacks, a former head of the department told a Denver audience last week. Michael Chertoff, the second secretary of Homeland Security, warned against the risk of biological […]

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Ernest Luning

Ernest Luning

Ernest Luning is a political correspondent for Colorado Politics. He has covered politics and government for newspapers and online news sites in Colorado for more than 25 years, including at the Highlands Ranch Herald, the Jefferson Sentinels chain of community newspapers and the Aurora Sentinel, where he was the city hall and cops reporter. After editing the Aurora Daily Sun, he was a political reporter and blogger for The Colorado Independent site. Since 2009, he has been the senior political reporter and occasional editor for The Colorado Statesman.