Since 2010, the U.S. government has invested more than $20 million into understanding all forms of radicalization to violence, as well as effective prevention and intervention measures. DHS S&T and the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) are at the forefront of this work.
Using the ERAD Prepaid Card Reader, law enforcement officials can swipe cards and put a temporary hold on the funds until a full investigation may be completed. The upgrade will allow even more agencies to take advantage of the technology.
DHS S&T publicly released the Next Generation First Responder Integration Handbook in February as a guide to industry and public safety agencies on development, design, test and integration of responder technologies.
DHS S&T wants to evaluate technology solutions for first responders. S&T released today a Request for Information for participation in the Next Generation First Responder -- Harris County Operational Experimentation.
ScreenADAPT®, a collaborative research and development effort by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) and TSA, is just one of several projects S&T has developed that is now in operational use with DHS components and first responders.
The HV-X platform integrates forecast and planning data to provide emergency managers with decision support tools for use in advance of and during tropical weather.
During this exercise, the agencies tested and evaluated not only tactics, techniques and procedures, but also the efficacy of emergent relevant technologies.
With its multiple projects and thanks to its partnership with the Israel-U.S. Binational Industrial Research and Development (BIRD) Foundation, FRG actively collaborates with Israel.
Applications are now being accepted for the NextGen First Responder Technologies solicitation, an opportunity for a maximum conditional grant of up to $1 million, jointly funded by the DHS Science and Technology Directorate and the Israel Ministry of Public Security.