Students will complete TWO critical thinking writing assignments as detailed below: Students will be required to utilize the American Psychological Association (APA) Publication Manual – 6th
Edition for all writing assignments. This information can be found in the APA manual that was required for this course. In addition to APA formatting, papers must be free of typographical,
spelling, and grammatical errors. Each writing assignment will consist of a title page, text/analysis (6 pages double spaced) and references. Do not provide an abstract. The 6 pages of
text/analysis does not include the title page or reference pages. A research paper draws conclusions from research; this is not an opinion paper. You will lose 1 point for every time I see “I” in
your paper. Your paper will have at least 5 references. Writing Assignment 1-The topic of this paper is the history, mission, organization, agencies, and private security relationships associated
with the Federal Department of Homeland Security.