Participation in the “Are You Ready to SeeSay?” training program is voluntary and not required by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Individual Pre-Assessment and Post-Assessment responses will be compared for the purpose of measuring the effectiveness of the training. All data collected will be reviewed and may be provided in aggregate to partner organizations to inform them of their staff’s understanding of recognizing and reporting suspicious activity.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) “If You See Something, Say Something®” Campaign, within the Office of Partnership and Engagement, is authorized to collect the information requested on this form pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 301; 44 U.S.C. 3101; 44 U.S.C. 3506; EO 13571.
This program is requesting this information to assess the success of its outreach program. The program will use this information to provide the campaign with valuable data on the public’s understanding of the indicators of suspicious activity (competence) as well as increase the likelihood to report suspicious activity (motivation).
The information requested on this form may be shared externally as a “routine use” to partner organizations to assist DHS in assessing aggregate learning scores and informing them of their staff’s understanding of how to spot and report suspicious activity. A complete list of the routine uses can be found in the system of records notice associated with this form, “DHS/ALL-002 Mailing and Other Lists System of Records” The Department’s full list of system of records notices can be found on the Department's website at http://www.dhs.gov/system-records-notices-sorns.
Consequences of Failure to Provide Information
Providing this information is voluntary. However, failure to provide this information may result in the individual not being able to complete the assessment process.