Law enforcement officials may encounter a potential victim of human trafficking during the course of their duties. Recognizing key indicators can save a life.
Within each state and major urban area, fusion centers have an important responsibility to build strong partnerships with other field-based law enforcement and homeland security entities at all levels of government.
If you are interested in promoting the National Terrorism Advisory System on your web site, you may use the provided images. Please link directly to the images on DHS.gov so any alert updates or changes show on your web site.
In July 2010, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), at Secretary Janet Napolitano’s direction, launched a national “If You See Something, Say SomethingTM ” public awareness campaign —a simple and effective program to raise public awareness of indicators of terrorism and violent crime, and to emphasize the importance of reporting suspicious activity to the proper state and local law enforcement authorities. The campaign was originally used by New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), which has licensed the use of the slogan to DHS for anti-terrorism and anti-crime efforts.
Ensuring the protection and resilience of the nation’s critical infrastructure is a shared responsibility among multiple stakeholders—neither government nor the private sector alone has the knowledge, authority, or resources to do it alone. The Office of Infrastructure Protection (IP) has established a critical infrastructure protection and resilience program that is grounded in unprecedented public-private partnerships, coordination, and collaboration.
Contacts at various Privacy Offices across the Department.
Privacy investigations and Privacy Compliance Reviews
Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Institute.
Under Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), the Department of Homeland Security provides additional operational support to federal agencies in securing federal systems.