Definition of national security and crime

Security Education JSS3 Second Term

Sub-theme: Common Crimes and security management II

Week 1

Definition of national security and crime

Performance Objectives:

Students should be able to:

1. Meaning of national security

2. State crimes that affect national security


A. Meaning of national security

National Security is the aggregate requirement to maintain the survival of the state through the use of economic power, diplomatic power projection and political superiority.

It is also a country's national security is its ability to protect itself from the threat of violence or attack. We must deal with threats to our national security regardless of the cost.

Originally conceived as protection against military attack, national security is now widely understood to include also non-military dimensions, including the security from.... View More

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