Secretary Mayorkas spoke by phone with Puerto Rico Governor Pedro Pierluisi. his was the Secretary’s first call to a U.S. Governor since being sworn-in on February 2.
State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial (SLTT)
The TVTP Grant Program provides assistance to implement that goal and develops innovative solutions to prevent terrorism and targeted violence.
I&A Partner Engagement (PE) manages strategic relationships with key partners, including across federal, state, local, tribal, territorial, private sector, and international stakeholders.
The DHS Office of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A) has a robust state and local engagement program, whose mission is to ensure that state and local partners can expeditiously access the capabilities, resources, and expertise necessary to share information and intelligence and serve as full participants in the homeland security intelligence enterprise.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS ) Office of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A) Acting Principal Deputy Under Secretary Brian Murphy addresses the current threat environment and how I&A shares intelligence with state and local partners to support their important work of keeping local communities safe.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Policy (PLCY) Assistant Secretary for Border, Immigration and Trade Michael Dougherty, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) U.S. Border Patrol Acting Deputy Chief Scott A. Luck, and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations Special Agent in Charge Buffalo Kevin Kelly address DHS’ assessment of threats on the Northern Border and our efforts to ensure its security.
State and major urban area fusion centers are owned and operated by state and local entities, and are designated by the governor of their state. The federal government recognizes these designations and has a shared responsibility with state and local governments to support the national network of fusion centers.
As vital mission partners, fusion centers strengthen relationships with the federal government, local law enforcement, and the private sector in support of both all-crimes-all-hazards efforts and homeland security objectives.
The Tribal Desk within the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs (IGA) is the designated lead for tribal relations and consultation at the Department of Homeland Security. The Department continues to improve our nation-to-nations relationship by working and consulting with federally recognized tribal governments.