This guide highlights many of DHS's resources available, including training and grant opportunities, to increase our nation’s ability to prevent acts of violence and increase our 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.