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Since the Department's creation, the goal is simple: one DHS, with integrated, results-based operations.
In light of recent attacks against synagogues, churches, temples and mosques, the Secretary of Homeland Security has tasked the Homeland Security Advisory Council (HSAC) stand up a subcommittee that is focused on the security of faith-based organizations across the country.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC), announces the availability of a Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for the proposed construction, operation and maintenance of a 2-Megawatt Solar Photovoltaic Array for the FLETC facility located in Cheltenham, Maryland.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Office of University Programs (OUP) offers postsecondary institutional grants, internships and summer research experiences to build a diverse, highly capable, technical workforce for the homeland security enterprise.
OUP enables Department of Homeland Security (DHS) components and their partners to bring innovation to operations by tapping the expertise of the Nation’s colleges and universities.
The DHS Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2020-2024 articulates the Department’s missions and goals, the strategies we employ to achieve each goal, and long-term performance measures that we use to evaluate our progress.
Marcello is a customizable, Web-based tool that integrates oceanic and atmospheric forecasting, plume modeling, and real-time information updates that can help decision-makers and emergency responders prepare for, respond to, and recover from events. The tool overlays multiple datasets, model outputs, and information sources in a single, user-friendly interface.
CVADA creates enduring technologies to analyze large quantities of information in support of real-time decision making across the homeland security enterprise.
Memo to DHS employees from Acting Secretary McAleenan providing information regarding first amendment protected activities.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of the General Counsel (OGC) and Component Offices of Chief Counsel (OCC) use commercial off-the-shelf electronic discovery software tools to facilitate the production of documents and disclosure of existing records during litigation or in response to a request for records. eDiscovery is a document processing method that supports the organization of paper and electronic documents for analysis, review, redaction, and production to meet litigation discovery requirements. DHS also uses eDiscovery tools to process agency records in response to subpoenas and Touhy requests (written requests for testimony or agency records or official information made in accordance with agency regulations in cases to which the United States is not a party. DHS is conducting this Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) because this process collects, maintains, stores, and shares personally identifiable information (PII).