Official website of the Department of Homeland Security
Short documents with information about a particular issue or topic.
The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) partnered with NanoSonic, Inc. and Shelby Glove to construct a new, improved structure glove that will provide the full range of protection firefighters need. This next-generation glove provides firefighters with enhanced dexterity, water repellency and fire resistance.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) seeks to address the growing problem of human trafficking through social science-based research. Through operationally relevant, end-user focused applied social and behavioral science research, S&T strives to enable, inform, and assist operational partners, decision makers, and policy makers in lessening the human and monetary costs of human trafficking. S&T has embarked on two unique efforts to support this goal: (1) the Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery Foundational Effort and (2) the Human Trafficking System Analysis and Technology Roadmap.
The Department of Homeland Security, Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) recognizes that a dog's sense of smell is a million times more sensitive than a human’s. Canines can be trained to detect a wide variety of specific odors, such as explosives, humans, drugs, and even fruits and vegetables. Dogs are trained to alert to the presence of these odors with a learned response such as sitting or lying quietly.
The Election Security Resources provides resources for helping to secure U.S. election systems.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Anonymous Networks and Currencies project develops solutions for law enforcement to complement their investigations into criminal activities using anonymous networks and currencies. S&T created this project to address specific investigative needs of the law enforcement components.
This two-page fact sheet informs law enforcement officials and answers frequently asked questions on the immigration relief options for victims of human trafficking and other crimes through DHS (ICE and USCIS). The sheet covers Continued Presence and U and T visas.
This is a printer-friendly fact sheet for the Surveillance Detection Course for Law Enforcement and Security Professionals (PER-346).
The Department of Homeland Security, Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate Cyber Forensics project created a digital forensics toolkit, iVe to help law enforcement agencies obtain digital evidence from vehicle navigation and infotainment systems.
Through the Critical Infrastructure Partnership Advisory Council (CIPAC), DHS, in partnership with the Information Technology and Communications Sector Coordinating Councils, will establish the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Supply Chain Risk Management Task Force within the National Risk Management Center.
Fact sheet for "The Los Angeles Framework for Countering Violent Terrorism" outlining current threat, LA context, approach, safeguards, and future.