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Office of Policy

Office of Policy

The Office of Policy serves as a central resource to the Secretary and other Department leaders for strategic planning and analysis, and facilitation of decision-making on the full breadth of issues that may arise across the dynamic homeland security enterprise. The Office of Policy includes five sub-component offices and an advisory council, all of which are managed by the Policy Executive Office.

What We Do

  • Lead the coordination, integration, and development of DHS-wide policies, programs, strategies, and plans
  • Facilitate decision-making by providing timely advice and analysis to the Secretary and other Departmental leaders
  • Represent the Department at White House interagency policy committee meetings
  • Develop long-term strategic priorities to increase operational effectiveness and mission execution
  • Coordinate and support Departmental international engagement
  • Serve as the point of contact for academics, the private sector, and other external homeland security stakeholders

Office of Policy Components

Last Published Date: September 23, 2015

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