On January 11, then-Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad F. Wolf approved the Department’s first-ever Strategic Approach for Arctic Homeland Security, a landmark document that positions DHS to more effectively tackle emerging risks in the region as geopolitical interest and competition grows.
The United States Strategy on Women, Peace, and Security (WPS Strategy), responding to the Women, Peace, and Security Act of 2017, seeks to increase women’s meaningful leadership in political and civic life.
On January 15, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published its first Strategy to Combat Human Trafficking, the Importation of Goods Produced with Forced Labor, and Child Sexual Exploitation.
Today the United States Senate confirmed Chad F. Wolf to become the Under Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Strategy, Policy, and Plans (PLCY) with a bipartisan vote of 54-41. President Donald J. Trump nominated Wolf to the position in February 2019. Under Secretary Wolf has served at the Department in various senior leadership positions since its inception and he brings more than 20 years of experience in the government and private sector to the position.
The International Engagement Strategy outlines S&T's goals and objectives when engaging internationally.
DHS recognizes that increased access to research data and information can encourage research collaboration and help successfully address the nation’s constantly evolving homeland security challenges. Increased access to releasable results of DHS research promotes development of a Homeland Security-related industrial base, increases the credibility of associated program managers, subject matter experts, researchers, contracted developers, sponsors and stakeholders in the scientific community.
In September 2020, DHS published its most recent Integrated Strategy for High-Risk Management (Integrated Strategy). The Integrated Strategy provides an overview of progress made to address the Strengthening Department of Homeland Security Management Functions area on the Government Accountability Office (GAO) High-Risk List.
FY21 Congressional Justification.
For Immediate Release DHS Press Office Contact: 202-282-8010 The 2015 National Security Strategy makes it clear that advancing our Nation’s interests in a world of gathering darkness will require a vigilant, patient and robust Department of Homeland Security “to keep the American people safe from terrorist attacks and national hazards while strengthening our national resilience.”
U. S. Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Under Secretary Dr. Reginald Brothers addresses how S&T, one of a handful of components in the Department created from whole cloth under the original Homeland Security Act of 2002, has grown in the last 11 years into a trusted partner for DHS operators and state, local, tribal, and territorial first responders.