I commend the work of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of California, the FBI and the Internal Revenue Service to bring criminal charges against 14 baggage handlers and co-conspirators, for circumventing TSA checkpoints and illegally transporting drugs across the country.
Law Enforcement Partnerships
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations Special Agent in Charge Buffalo, Jim Spero addresses the efforts of ICE to improve security along the Northern Border of the United States.
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.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations Special Agent in Charge Miami, Alysa Erichs addresses the efforts of ICE to combat cross-border financial crimes such as consumer fraud scams.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director Sarah Saldaña addresses the role of ICE in promoting homeland security and public safety through the strategic and wide-ranging criminal and civil enforcement of hundreds of federal laws governing border control, customs, trade, and immigration.
Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh C. Johnson shares a hug with TSA supervisor Carol Richel and Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Heather Sylve during a visit to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. When a deranged man attacked TSA officers and wounded Officer Richel last Friday, Lieutenant Heather Sylve took the attacker down and saved Officer Richel’s life. The bravery and dedication of these women, and our TSA workforce at this airport and at airports across the country, is an inspiration.
Canines trained to sniff out explosives are a crucial line of defense when it comes to protecting our nation.
This week, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson met with Vietnam Minister of Public Security Tran Dai Quang to discuss a range of global security-related priorities, and expanding homeland security cooperation between the United States and Vietnam. Secretary Johnson and Minister Quang discussed law enforcement cooperation, information sharing, transnational threats, maritime security collaboration, and cybersecurity.
U.S. Secret Service (USSS) Director Joseph Clancy addresses the President’s Fiscal Year 2016 budget request for the Secret Service.