To improve our Nation’s defense against radiological threats, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office (CWMD) completed a technical refresh of 60 mobile Radiation Portal Monitors currently deployed and used by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). CWMD supplies CBP with this capability to scan cargo for potential radiological threats.
Port of Entry (POE)
DHS S&T is calling for submissions to the 2020 Biometric Technology Rally (Rally).
The Center of Excellence for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE), a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology (S&T) Center of Excellence, is developing the Port Security Risk and Resource Management System (PortSec), a decision-support system used to assess tactical and strategic risks to port operations and reduce risk from terrorist attacks.
Statement from Department of Homeland Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen on the San Ysidro Port Of Entry closure.
DHS S&T has awarded Sunnyvale, California-based Kiana Analytics, Inc. $167,686 to develop technology to enhance the CBP counting and measuring capabilities at ports of entry.
With so much going on at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), it can be easy to focus on the details and lose sight of how our work supports big picture issues.
The Port and Coastal Surveillance program is a multi-year effort within the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate that will improve maritime situational awareness enabling rapid tactical response to maritime threats.
The Port of Entry Forensics and Investigations program is a multi-year effort within the DHS S&T to (1) detect the transport of contraband and counterfeit merchandise in inbound and outbound cargo at ports of entry and (2) detect and prosecute illegal activity through the forensic analysis of material collected from suspicious cargo and packages.
The Port of Entry Based Technology program is a multi-year effort within DHS S&T that will enhance Customs and Border Protection’s effectiveness in detecting contraband at ports of entry while increasing the throughput of legitimate cargo
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations Executive Assistant Commissioner Todd Owen addresses the of CBP in combating the flow of dangerous illicit drugs, including synthetic opioids, into the United States, specifically through international mail and express consignment carrier shipments.