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Acting DHS Secretary McAleenan Letter on Protecting DHS Law Enforcement Partners from Violent Attacks

In the aftermath of recent violent assaults against DHS, including an attack on the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) office in San Antonio, Texas, Acting DHS Secretary Kevin K. McAleenan writes to ICE personnel and all of the DHS law enforcement community to make clear that while peaceful protest is a constitutionally protected, time-honored American tradition, violence will not be tolerated.

"The recent violent assault against our U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) office in San Antonio, Texas has clarified a stark and undeniable reality: Our ICE law enforcement partners are coming under increased and ever more violent assault for merely doing their jobs," McAleenan writes "This is not just a threat to the law enforcement professionals within DHS but an affront to the rule of law itself."

Created Date: September 16, 2019
Last Published Date: November 27, 2019
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