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Liaison Officer Program

Liaison Officer Program Mission

Facilitate the bi-directional flow of intelligence/information between I&A and other DHS and host agencies.

Serve as advisors and senior intelligence subject matter experts who represent I&A and support DHS intelligence holistically, working across Mission Centers and partner offices. LNOs support the Homeland Security Enterprise, IC, and DoD with timely intelligence and the information it needs to keep the homeland safe, secure and resilient.

Liaison Officer Mission

Serve as the senior DHS Intelligence representative to DHS Components and External Agencies (Host Agencies).

Integrate DHS Intelligence’s efforts into the Host Agency’s area of responsibility.

Assist the Host Agency and staff with developing intelligence plans and strategies and creating intelligence opportunities to counter threats to the Homeland.

Provide subject matter expertise, advice, and assistance on domestic matters to the Host Agency.

Provide direct support to DHS I&A Leadership in their efforts to integrate DHS's intelligence, operational, and administrative efforts across the Department and the IC.

Provide advice, guidance, counsel and intelligence support to the DHS I&A Leadership and Mission Center staff on all applicable matters pertaining to Homeland intelligence equities.

Lead and coordinate intelligence projects and initiatives at the Host Agency.

DHS Components I&A Liaison Officers Assignments

Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) / Science and Technology (S&T)

Customs and Border Protection (CBP)

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)

Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

External Agencies I&A Liaison Officers Assignments

Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)

Department of State (DOS)

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC)

National Security Agency (NSA)

North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) / Northern Command (NORTHCOM)

Other Government Agency (OGA)

Resident Liaison Officers Assigned To I&A

Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)

Coast Guard (USCG)

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)

Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC)

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)

National Security Agency (NSA)

Other Government Agency (OGA)

Special Operations Command (SOCOM)

Southern Command (SOUTHCOM)

Last Updated: 03/24/2022
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