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)
Recommendations Memo to CBP Concerning Alleged Nationality and Place of Birth Discrimination at the Blaine Port of Entry
In this memorandum, CRCL provides analysis and recommendations to CBP resulting from CRCL’s investigation into complaints alleging nationality and birth discrimination at the Blaine Port of Entry.
Retention Memo to CBP for CRCL Investigation Questioning Advocates and Journalists at Ports of Entry
CRCL opened complaints alleging that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) violated civil rights or civil liberties by targeting and harassing human rights advocates and journalists at the Lukeville, Arizona and San Ysidro, California ports of entry, respectively.
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
Written testimony of CBP for a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations hearing titled “Combatting the Opioid Crisis: Exploiting Vulnerabilities in International Mail Security”
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.