Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas released the following statement this evening regarding the racially-motivated shooting earlier today in Jacksonville, FL.
DHS S&T works closely with first responders, academia, research and development organizations, industry, innovators and venture capitalists to use science to help strengthen our first responders and the nation. Check out our infographic to learn more on how S&T is helping protect our homeland.
K-12 School Security: A Guide for Preventing and Protecting against Gun Violence (2nd ed., 2018) Now Available
The National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) released the K-12 School Security: A Guide for Preventing and Protecting against Gun Violence (2nd ed., 2018) that provides preventive and protective measures to address the threat of gun violence in schools.
No matter how rapid the arrival of professional emergency responders, bystanders will always be first on the scene. A person who is bleeding can die from blood loss within five minutes, therefore it is important to quickly stop the blood loss. This poster shows simple steps to apply a tourniquet correctly to stop severe bleeding from a wound on an arm or leg.
CR Program Releases New Exercise Starter Kits for Cybersecurity, Hurricanes, and Active Shooter Scenarios
The Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Academic Engagement (OAE) released today three Exercise Starter Kits for the academic community as part of the Campus Resilience (CR) Program.
This web and video series delves into the core homeland security mission areas and highlights how the Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is helping agents, officers, first responders and decision makers with some of their toughest challenges.
Acts of school and workplace violence, including both active shooter incidents and violent protests, threaten life safety and security, undermine public confidence, and emotionally devastate affected communities.