The DHS Headquarters Office of Law Enforcement Policy, establishes overarching law enforcement policies to foster consistency and accountability across the Department's large law enforcement enterprise.
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DHS is the largest federal law enforcement agency with approximately 80,000 law enforcement officers that carry out the Department’s missions across nine different agencies and offices.
United States Files Forfeiture Action Against Over One Million Rounds of Ammunition Enroute from Iran to Yemen
The Justice Department announced the filing of a forfeiture complaint against over one million rounds of ammunition, thousands of proximity fuses for rocket-propelled grenades, and thousands of pounds of propellant for rocket-propelled grenades that the U.S. Navy seized in transit from Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) to militant groups in Yemen.
DHS Updates Department-Wide Use of Force Policy to Advance Effective, Accountable Law Enforcement and Strengthen Public Safety
DHS Secretary Alejandro N. Mayorkas announced updates to the DHS Use of Force Policy required by President Biden’s Executive Order to Advance Effective, Accountable Policing and Strengthen Public Safety to meet or exceed the Department of Justice guidance on use of force.
Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas participated in a series of meetings in Dallas, Texas with law enforcement leaders from across the country on ways to strengthen our partnerships to advance public safety and homeland security.