Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad F. Wolf released the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Homeland Threat Assessment (HTA). This first-of-its-kind report synthesizes threat information across DHS including intelligence and operational components.
On September 1 and 2, DHS Policy’s Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention program (TVTP) hosted the 5th Digital Forum on Terrorism Prevention for approximately 60 mostly Atlanta-based civil society leaders.
The Department of Homeland Security has announced a proposed rule to require a fixed period of stay for international students, exchange visitors and foreign information media representatives to encourage program compliance, reduce fraud and enhance national security.
The United States faces increasingly complex threats from terrorism and targeted violence. Both continue to pose a grave threat in ways that have evolved dramatically in the nearly two decades since the 9/11 attacks. Although foreign terrorist organizations remain intent on striking our Homeland, we also face a growing threat from domestic actors. Our enemies seek to spur violence in our communities and divide our society. Combating terrorism and targeted violence requires the combined efforts of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS or Department), our Federal and state, local, tribal and territorial (SLTT) government partners and civil society.
This guide provides practical information for conducting effective community engagement in targeted violence and terrorism prevention.
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Encouraging peer-to-peer conflict resolution and violence prevention initiatives among young people helps communities build resilience against terrorism, and in turn, provides critical protective factors for youth.
A gunman opened fire at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi in Texas in a terrorism-related attack against members of the U.S. military. The FBI and Joint Terrorism Task Force are leading the investigation, supported by DHS’s U.S. Coast Guard Investigative Service and ICE Homeland Security Investigations.
The FBI findings from the tragic Pensacola navy base shooting last December illustrate that the enduring threat from terrorist organizations continues. Foreign terrorist organizations remain a core priority of DHS’s counterterrorism efforts.
The Office for Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention has released an FAQ sheet to discuss the risk factors and indicators that may may an individual more susceptible to recruitment by violent extremist organizations.