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DHS/ICE/PIA-061 Homeland Security Investigation (HSI) Surveillance Technologies


The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), deploys surveillance technologies in furtherance of its criminal investigations and national security missions. Homeland Security Investigations conducts three types of electronic interceptions and surveillance activities: 1) consensual electronic interceptions with the consent of at least one party to the communication; 2) non-consensual electronic interceptions pursuant to a court order; and 3) non-consensual surveillance, without a court order, when the surveillance does not intrude upon an individual’s reasonable expectation of privacy. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is conducting this Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) to document Homeland Security Investigations’ privacy protections when using the following surveillance technologies: a) body wire; b) location tracking technology; c) cell-site simulators; d) small unmanned aircraft systems; e) license plate readers and commercial license plate reader data services; and f) video surveillance technology.

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DHS/ICE-009 External Investigations

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DHS/ICE/PIA-061 Homeland Security Investigation (HSI) Surveillance Technologies PDF 619.7 KB 01/24/2022
Last Updated: 03/31/2023
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