DHS is fundamentally a department of partnerships. We are committed to ensuring you have the tools, resources, and support you need to continue doing so successfully. This guide highlights many of the resources available to law enforcement partners, including training and grant opportunities, to increase nationwide resilience to evolving threats.
State and Local Law Enforcement
Simulation Experiment (SIMEX) is an immersive virtual reality environment that allows real operators (e.g., police officers, mental health professionals, subjects, etc.) to interact within a representative environment to explore the interactions between people and technology.
In April 2021 HSSEDI conducted the Law Enforcement Use of Force SIMEX for the DHS Office for State and Local Law Enforcement to explore the factors and scenarios that contribute to escalating use of force.
Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas traveled to Los Angeles, California to meet with state and local law enforcement and the National Football League (NFL) to review Department of Homeland Security (DHS) operations to help ensure the safety and security of employees, players, and fans during Super Bowl LVI.
DHS Office of Intelligence and Analysis Convenes the State and Local Intelligence Council in Washington, D.C.
WASHINGTON – The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Senior Official Performing the Duties of Under Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis (I&A) and Coordinator for Counterterrorism, John D. Cohen, met with the State and Local Intelligence Council (SLIC) in Washington, D.C. on July 20-21, 2021. This was the first in-person meeting since the pandemic for the council.
The Office for State and Local Law Enforcement (OSLLE) provides the Department with primary coordination, liaison, and advocacy for state, local, tribal, territorial and campus law enforcement agencies.