In September 2019, it was five women from DHS S&T NUSTL who embarked on a project to assess the capability, usability, deployability, maintainability, and affordability of various makes and models of female body armor.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) collaborated with Mobility 4 Public Safety, the Los Angeles region and the Houston/Harris County region to create the Mobility Acceleration Coalition (MAC).
HSSEDI™, which is managed by DHS S&T and operated by MITRE, has produced a dashboard that uses data analytics to identify trends and displays visualizations of nearby illicit activities that could indicate human trafficking.
In an effort to reduce law enforcement officer related crashes, DHS S&T’s NUSTL recently supported the FLETC Training Innovation Division’s (TID) efforts to validate a new Law Enforcement Operations Driving Skills (LEODS) training course in Glynco, Georgia.
The Best Practices for Detection Canine Training & Testing booklet is provided to share science-backed concepts and ideas that are proven to improve the quality and rigor of detection canine training and testing.
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Under Secretary of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A) and Chief Intelligence Officer, David J. Glawe, provided remarks for both the National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA) and the Major County Sheriffs of America (MCSA) in Washington, D.C. on February 10th and 11th, 2020. The events included sheriffs from across the nation and sheriffs elected to represent major counties across America.
S&T is working with Azimuth1, LLC to develop QuickRoute, a routing system for emergency vehicles that accounts for a variety challenges, including inclement weather, road conditions, vehicle characteristics and department-level protocols for handling vehicle usage. The technology will ensure emergency vehicles have priority traffic in all areas of travel while responding to a call.
DHS sought a technology that can quickly analyze DNA to verify family relationships (kinship) and identify victims of mass casualty events and human trafficking.
Canines are widely used by law enforcement agencies and first responders to protect the homeland in various ways.