VitalTag, a suite of sensors, allows data to be shared among EMTs and paramedics at a disaster site.
DHS S&T will host a demonstration of integrating emergency response technologies during a simulated HAZMAT scenario at the Port of Houston on December 5, 2018.
DHS, industry partners and 13 local Houston-area public safety agencies will integrate existing first responder technology with DHS-developed and commercial technology during a HAZMAT scenario.
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.
The Enhanced Dynamic Geo-Social Environment, a virtual training platform, allows teachers, school staff, law enforcement officers, and others tasked with school security to create and practice response plans for a wide range of critical incidents. The tool is free.
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.
The Office of Mission and Capability Support works with DHS operational Components, first responders at all levels of government, emergency management personnel, public safety organizations, and other homeland security organizations to define priorities, gaps and requirements to find or develop technology solutions.
P25 terminology can vary among manufacturers, which can be confusing and misleading. This short guide explains the different terms along with the entities involved.