Countering Violent Extremism
Today, approximately 30,000 runners and 500,000 spectators gathered for the 119th Boston Marathon. Since the tragic events of April 15, 2013, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and local officials in the Boston area have strengthened partnerships and coordination to improve overall event security.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director Sarah Saldaña addresses ICE’s priorities for Fiscal Year 2016 and the President’s corresponding budget request.
On Feb. 17-19, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson, Deputy Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, and other senior members of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will participate in the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism (CVE).
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A) Under Secretary Francis Taylor addresses the foreign fighter threat and current efforts to disrupt terrorist travel.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Deputy Assistant Secretary for Counterterrorism Policy Tom Warrick addresses DHS’ efforts to protect the nation from the threats posed by terrorists operating out of Syria and Iraq.
On Sept. 24, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson will travel to Columbus, Ohio to meet with community leaders and state and local law enforcement to discuss the ongoing collaboration with the Department of Homeland Security to counter violent extremism. Secretary Johnson will also participate in a Community Resiliency Exercise that will promote and enable these efforts, while building partnerships between community organizations and officials. Additional details will be forthcoming.
Office of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A) Under Secretary Francis Taylor and National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) Under Secretary Suzanne Spaulding address terrorist, cyber and other human-caused threats to the Homeland and the current threat environment on the eve of the anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks.
For Immediate Release
DHS Press Office
DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson addresses President Obama’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 Budget Request for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS).