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In the spring of 2013, the Federal Protective Service (FPS) implemented a new directive entitled the Prohibited Items Program (FPS Directive 15.9.3.1. (Rev. 1). The Prohibited Items Program sets forth FPS’ policy for applying security force countermeasures to mitigate prohibited item entry at Federal properties. The intent of the policy is to provide risk-based recommendations to Facility Security Committees regarding security screening, visitor processing, and the development of prohibited items lists and accommodation policies as well as establishing FPS policies and procedures for addressing prohibited items. The Facility Security Committee is responsible for determining the security countermeasures and prohibited item list for a particular Federal facility. FPS is responsible for implementing the security countermeasures and enforcing the prohibited items list developed by the Facility Security Committee.
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Find DHS-specific job postings and listings at USAjobs.gov.

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The National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) communicates information about terrorist threats by providing timely, detailed information.

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The Blue Campaign has developed awareness and training materials to help increase awareness and educate on the indicators of human trafficking.

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State and major urban area fusion centers serve as focal points within the state and local environment for the receipt, analysis, gathering, and sharing of threat-related information between the federal government and state, local, tribal, territorial (SLTT) and private sector partners.
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The Stop.Think.Connect. Campaign is a national public awareness effort to guide the nation to a higher level of Internet safety by challenging the American public to be more vigilant about practicing safer online habits.

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Be aware of flood hazards no matter where you live or work, but especially if you are in low-lying areas, near water, behind a levee or downstream from a dam.

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CBP Deputy Commissioner Sworn InKevin K. McAleenan was officially sworn in as U.S. Customs and Border Protection Deputy Commissioner – the agency’s chief operating official – March 18 during a ceremony at CBP headquarters in Washington, D.C.

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The latest video from the Homeland Security Information Network (HSIN) highlights how users are getting the most out of HSIN!

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The document “Patient Decontamination in a Mass Chemical Exposure Incident: National Planning Guidance for Communities” provides non-binding recommendations for first responders dealing with mass chemical exposure incidents.

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