Learn more about HSIN with these informational videos.
Chuck McNeal, Captain of the Louisiana State Police, describes the impact HSIN has had on their regular operations from day-to-day mission support to major events and incidents like the Super Bowl and the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
Jen Wade, HSIN Coordinator for the Georgia Information Sharing Analysis Center (GISAC), discusses how Georgia uses HSIN for day-to-day operations and describes how a local HSIN application, iTrack, has helped the GISAC be successful in tracking inmate movements across the state.
JP Burt talks about how critical infrastructure is generally owned by the private sector. Fusion centers are training professionals to use HSIN to upload and share best practices while giving them a sense of security that the information is safe.
James Cruz, DHS Intelligence Officer from the Mariana Regional Fusion Center in Guam, explains how HSIN helps share “ground truth” information across time zones and locations during emergencies and major events to support public safety operations.
Mike Sena discusses how HSIN Exchange will revolutionize the way that requests for information (RFI) are made. HSIN Exchange will provide a standardized template for fusion centers to track the progress of an RFI, from the time that a request is sent to the time that an answer has been provided.
Mike Snyders describes how HSIN is used to help analysts track drug traffickers on U.S. highways. He provides an example of a cargo theft task force in California and how analysts and law enforcement in different states worked together to locate the smugglers.
Trish Hukill discusses how HSIN is used to support day-to-day operations in the National Capital Region. Recently, HSIN has been used to support special events, like the World Police and Fire Games as well as the Papal visit.
Scott Nugent describes how HSIN is used to share information across fusion centers in South Florida, particularly as it relates to the Multi-State Facial Recognition Program.
Lee Ann Groves, Commander of the Texas Intelligence Counter Terrorism Division, discusses the role HSIN has played in Operation Strong Safety along the Texas-Mexico border.
General Francis X. Taylor, DHS Under Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis, talks about the collaboration and coordination HSIN makes possible for 18,000 law enforcement and security organizations across the country.
Jimmy Gianato, West Virginia Homeland Security Advisor, shares his insight on the resources and capabilities made possible through HSIN, particularly around school safety and emergency preparedness. He discussed how HSIN was the central repository for planners before, during and after the National Scout Jamboree.
Dave Martin shares how the State of Maryland uses HSIN to coordinate efforts between state, local and federal agencies. He discusses how they used HSIN to transfer heads of state from Washington D.C. to Camp David for a meeting of the Gulf Cooperation Council.
Alberto Martinez talks about the ways HSIN has helped support public health efforts, such as a statewide California earthquake exercise. HSIN was also used at the command center for President Obama’s visit to a local university.
Tony Frangipane, Southwest Regional Director for DHS, shares how HSIN helped break down communication barriers between first responder agencies during major event management operations in Arizona, including Super Bowl XLIX.
Jackie White discusses how the Albuquerque Fire Department has used HSIN at large-scale events, like the International Balloon Fiesta and Fourth of July. The department was able to use one of HSIN’s tools to coordinate with law enforcement and other agencies to maintain situational awareness throughout the event.