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Preventing Terrorism

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State and Major Urban Area Fusion Centers

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.

CFATS Rulemaking

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will be holding public listening sessions and webinars for the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM).

Written testimony of TSA for a House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Transportation Security hearing titled “Utilizing Canine Teams to Detect Explosives and Mitigate Threats”

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Office of Security Operations Threat Assessment Division Director Melanie Harvey, and TSA Office of Law Enforcement/Federal Air Marshal Service, Security Services and Assessments Division Director Annmarie Lontz address explosives detection canine teams and transportation security.

Written testimony of ICE for a House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, & Communications hearing titled “Mass Gathering Security: A Look at the Coordinated Approach to Super Bowl XLVIII in New Jersey and Other Large Scale

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations - Newark Special Agent in Charge Andrew McLees addresses the role of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in supporting the comprehensive efforts to safely secure mass gatherings and large-scale public events in the United States.

Written testimony of OHA acting Assistant Secretary and S&T Under Secretary for a House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications hearing titled “BioWatch: Lessons Learned and the Path Forward”

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Health Affairs (OHA) acting Assistant Secretary and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Kathy Brinsfield and Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Under Secretary Dr. Reginald Brothers address biological defense and specifically DHS’ BioWatch program.

Written testimony of PLCY, USCG, CBP, TSA, FEMA for a Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs hearing titled “Evaluating Port Security: Progress Made and Challenges Ahead”

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS ) Office of Policy (PLCY) Deputy Assistant Secretary for Transborder Policy Ellen McClain, U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy RDML Paul Thomas, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Acting Deputy Commissioner Kevin McAleenan, Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Office of Intelligence and Analysis Assistant Administrator Steve Sadler, and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Protection and National Preparedness Grant Programs Directorate Assistant Administrator Brian Kamoie address DHS’ efforts to ensure secure, efficient, and resilient operations at the Nation’s 361 maritime ports and throughout the global maritime transportation system.

Readout of Secretary Johnson's Visit to Saudi Arabia

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia - Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Charles Johnson traveled to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to meet with Interior Minister his Royal Highness Mohammed bin Nayef to discuss security priorities, including counterterrorism, law enforcement and cybersecurity, as well as cooperative efforts to ensure our common security interests.

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