U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has deployed approximately 200 law enforcement personnel from Rapid Response Teams (RRTs) and Special Response Teams (SRTs) around the country to provide security for search and rescue teams and to assist with search and rescue operations in Southeast Texas in response to Hurricane Harvey.
Photo left, badge from a Homeland Security Investigations Rapid Response Team uniform. Photo top right, water collected by ICE employees to be distributed to individuals affected by Hurricane Harvey. Photo bottom right, ICE employee organizes water to distribute to individuals affected by Hurricane Harvey. (Photos courtesy of ICE Public Affairs)
has as many as 25 specially trained, volunteer members who may be activated to provide disaster assistance when requested by FEMA.