Washington - On Dec. 21, 2023, Assistant Secretary for the Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office (CWMD) Mary Ellen Callahan celebrated the fifth anniversary of the establishment of the Office and renewed the call for its reauthorization.
DHS S&T awarded $3.15 million to CIRI, a DHS COE, to create the test methods, procedures, software, tools, and systems necessary for Next Generation 911 (NG911) interoperability testing.
Congratulations to S&T’s National Urban Security Technology Laboratory—America’s principal federal laboratory for first responder technology testing and evaluation—on reaching this major milestone of service to our nation.
The Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) enhances preparedness across communities at the local, state, territorial, and tribal levels by supporting federal homeland security Component agencies, public safety officials, and first responders on a national scale.
The purpose of this document is to clearly convey the procedures, requirements, and guidance used by the Department of Homeland Security Science & Technology (DHS S&T) P25 Compliance Assessment Program (P25 CAP) for approving and recognizing an Inter-subsystem interface/Console sub-system interface (ISSI/CSSI) Conformance Test Tool (ICCTT) for the conduct of the P25 Compliance assessment.
In light of the increased focus on the increasing proliferation of fire as a threat to community safety and security, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro N. Mayorkas today announced the appointment of Los Angeles Fire Department Chief Kristin M. Crowley to the Homeland Security Advisory Council (HSAC). A 22-year veteran of the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD), Crowley is the first woman and the first LGBTQ Fire Chief to lead the LAFD. She will be sworn in at the HSAC’s next meeting on September 14, 2023.