During Police Week, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad F. Wolf paid his respects to law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty last year by participating in the national candlelight vigil.
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Each year during Police Week, we gather to pay tribute to our fallen law enforcement officers. May 15 is National Peace Officers Memorial Day, a day I personally hold near to my heart because it reflects the perseverance and very real sacrifice of law enforcement officers across America.
The 2020 National Police Week 5K was held virtually in compliance with the recommendations of the CDC and other public health organizations. Senior leaders throughout the Department of Homeland Security ran to show support for our law enforcement partners across the country.
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.
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.
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Under Secretary of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A) and Chief Intelligence Officer, David J. Glawe, provided the keynote address at the Hawaii Corporate Security Symposium (CSS) on Nov., 14, 2019. The Hawaii CSS was hosted by I&A in partnership with the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Domestic Security Alliance Council and Cyber Hawaii. Under Secretary Glawe discussed I&A’s mission and ongoing efforts to provide actionable and timely intelligence to its customers. The event drew over 200 federal, state, local, and private sector partners. Topics discussed included cyber threats, threats to critical infrastructure, safety and security in the Indo-Pacific Region, cyber mitigation and response, insider threat, business email compromise – ransomware, and security consideration for soft targets.
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Under Secretary of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A) and Chief Intelligence Officer, David J. Glawe, provided a keynote address at the National Fusion Center Association Annual (NFCA) Training Event in Alexandria, Va. on Nov. 6, 2019. The event included over 700 attendees consisting of federal, state, and local personnel that support or work with fusion centers.
Yesterday, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A) received the 2019 Leadership in Homeland Security Award from the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) at their annual meeting in Chicago. DHS I&A received the award jointly with the Texas Department of Public Safety and the Boston Police Department.
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Under Secretary of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A) and Chief Intelligence Officer David J. Glawe gave remarks at the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) annual meeting in Chicago on Oct. 26, 2019. Under Secretary Glawe also met with the IACP’s State and Provincial Division (S&P) and Private Sector Liaison Section.