DHS S&T’s Next Generation First Responder Apex Program works with public safety agencies to ensure the technology we research and develop for responders is not only innovative but has the capability to integrate with agencies’ existing technology.
DHS S&T and FEMA awarded funding to the not-for-profit National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health to deliver free, lifesaving trauma training to high school age students.
The 2016 CAI CAB Testing documentation was submitted to and approved by DHS. The TK-5320 UHF Portable Subscriber is considered Approved (Grant-Eligible) Equipment.
A list of S&T archived videos.
DHS S&T hosted the first North American International Forum to Advance First Responder Innovation (IFAFRI) Industry Stakeholder Summit to advance the development of affordable, innovative technology for the more than 7.5 million first responders across IFAFRI member nations.
First responders rarely have an accurate picture of what is happening inside of a school during an emergency. The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) sponsored the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (JHU/APL) and its subcontractor, SpectraRep, to develop an enhanced information technology infrastructure to better integrate and distribute video to address this issue and design an exercise to evaluate the potential of video integration to improve school safety.
DHS S&T partnered with the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory to develop the Assistant for Understanding Data through Reasoning, Extraction, and Synthesis (AUDREY), a state-of-the-art human-like reasoning system designed to assist first responders in synthesizing high-level data while at the scene of an emergency..
P25 terminology can vary among manufacturers, which can be confusing and misleading. This short guide explains the different terms along with the entities involved.
To counter the continually growing and changing threat of violent extremism, DHS S&T has developed a free and publicly accessible research findings dashboard that hosts more than 1,500 cataloged terrorism prevention and countering violent extremism research documents.
DHS S&T's Flood Apex Program funded a project with the Risk Management and Decision Processes Center of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.