Every day, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) actively works to protect the American people from a range of threats, threats that many nations around the world also face.
More than 220 participants from 13 Houston-area public safety agencies and 20 industry partners tested first responder technology integration in a December exercise at the Port of Houston.
DHS, industry partners and 13 local Houston-area public safety agencies will integrate existing first responder technology with DHS-developed and commercial technology during a HAZMAT scenario.
DHS S&T developed a comprehensive and publicly available literature review and ontology dashboard to organize CVE literature. This new capability streamlines the ability for end users and practitioners to access peer-reviewed and methodologically sound research products to develop an evidence base in the field of terrorism prevention for what works, what doesn't, and why.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate's (S&T) investments have spurred growth in literature addressing terrorism prevention. S&T has delivered dozens of research products, fact sheets, evaluations, and capabilities to practitioners and the general public. This page will provide a full listing of all S&T terrorism prevention publications as they become available.
S&T is fortunate to have so many incredibly talented people who put their skills to work on cutting-edge projects, and I’m eager to see what we accomplish together in 2018.
Explosives trace detection experts from industry, academia, and government laboratories will gather in Washington, D.C., on October 24 and 25, 2017, for an Industry Day to discuss advances in trace detection technologies.
The piping plover population, an endangered species, increased this year, thanks to the hard work of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
Last night, Secretary Johnson and I attended an iftar dinner in celebration of the fast of Ramadan. Ramadan is the most sacred month of the year for Muslims, and those who observe Ramadan fast from sunrise to sunset, breaking their fast with the iftar—which literally means “breakfast.” I was honored to take part in this tradition with them.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) established the System Assessment and Validation for Emergency Responders (SAVER) Program to assist emergency responders making procurement decisions.