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Since the Department's creation, the goal is simple: one DHS, with integrated, results-based operations.
The DHS 2020 - 2023 FOIA Backlog Reduction Plan includes five goals that lay out a sustainable course for containing and reducing the age of the backlog in the short-term, and sustainably lowering the size of the backlog over the next three to five years. To achieve success, the plan addresses the underlying causes of the backlog – including decentralization, technology and interoperability limitations, and staffing and resource constraints.
The Best Practices for Detection Canine Training & Testing booklet is provided to share science-backed concepts and ideas that are proven to improve the quality and rigor of detection canine training and testing.
The REAL ID Act of 2005 Implementation: An Interagency Security Committee Guide outlines guidance for Federal departments and agencies specifically with regards to alternate access control options for individuals who are unable to present a driver’s license or identification card issued by a REAL ID compliant state.
Acting Secretary Wolf’s letter to the New York DMV regarding New York’s Driver’s License Access and Privacy Act.
In accordance with the Federal Digital Government Strategy, DHS.gov is now making available PDF copies of our Google Analytics monthly Web Metrics and Search reports.
The capability gaps or Statements of Objectives (SOO) developed as a result of these meetings help determine how S&T engages with business, industry, innovation and academia partners, and ultimately how S&T provides first responders the tools they need to protect communities and stay safe while performing their duties.
DHS Management Directives related to Law Enforcement.
Resumes for individuals who entered into a position at DHS as “political appointees” and career employees who have been detailed into a leadership office or component front office since March 23, 2017.
The Support Anti-terrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies Act of 2002 (SAFETY Act) is a risk management program for the private sector in the event of an act of terrorism.
Designation of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Chief Privacy Officer as the DHS Chief Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Officer, signed on July 17, 2019. The DHS Chief FOIA Officer is responsible for ensuring agency-wide efficient and appropriate FOIA compliance, monitoring implementation, and offering training.