[Ed. – And what qualifies as “potentially radicalized”? That, of course, is the question. Note that this is focused on DHS, purporting to be a homeland security issue rather than law enforcement, per se. That may seem reassuring, until you ponder that homeland security – national security in general – has become a Swiss cheese filter for civil rights.]
President Joe Biden’s administration announced their plans to create ways for Americans to report radicalized friends and family to the government, in an effort to fight domestic terrorism.
In a conversation with reporters, one senior administration official explained the importance of stopping politically fueled violence before it started. …
The official cited the Department of Homeland Security’s “If you see something say something” campaign to help stop radical Islamic terror as a domestic possibility.
“This involves creating contexts in which those who are family members or friends or co-workers know that there are pathways and avenues to raise concerns and seek help for those who they have perceived to be radicalizing and potentially radicalizing towards violence,” the official said.