Police officers, firefighters, paramedics and other emergency response personnel use tactical eyewear to protect their eyes when working in the field. Common hazards that responders use tactical spectacles and goggles to protect against include shrapnel, blunt objects, chemicals, and blood and other biohazards.
On August 1, 2013, the EO 13650 directed the federal government to improve the safety and security of chemical facilities and reduce the risks of hazardous chemicals to workers and communities. Under this order, DHS undertook a number of actions, including establishment of the IP Gateway.
WASHINGTON – Tomorrow, December 12, 2017, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen will hold a press conference on sanctuary cities in Austin, Texas.
This video highlights how HSIN was used to respond to unfolding events that were not planned and required real-time law enforcement communication. Examples include civil unrest and the recovery of an abducted child.
Last week, over 50 law enforcement officers from across the New England area came together to learn how to provide life-saving aid to their canine police dogs.
Today, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke met with security officials at AT&T Park in San Francisco to discuss how DHS works alongside our private sector partners and local law enforcement on public venue security. Acting Secretary Duke reaffirmed DHS’s commitment to partnering with large venue security teams to ensure the safety of the American public.
Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), also known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) or drones, are aircraft without a human pilot onboard that are controlled by an operator remotely or programmed to fly autonomously.
Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly met today with President Juan Carlos Varela of Panama to reaffirm the strong relationship between the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Panama on migration, law enforcement, and air, land, and maritime border security priorities.
Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly and Deputy Secretary Elaine Duke are joining police officers from across the nation in honoring fallen officers during the 2017 National Police Week. Secretary Kelly and Deputy Secretary Duke are participating in Police Week events to thank law enforcement officers and their families for their important role in keeping our nation safe.
Secretary of Homeland Security John F. Kelly delivered remarks entitled, “Home & Away: Threats to America and the DHS Response,” and participated in a moderated discussion with Director of the Center for Cyber and Homeland Security Frank J. Cilluffo at George Washington University.