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Intelligence and Analysis

Equipping the Homeland Security Enterprise with the intelligence and information needed to keep the Homeland safe, secure, and resilient.

  • NTER Quarterly Bulletin - Q4 - FY2022

    The NTER Office's Quarterly Bulletins are designed to keep DHS partners well-informed of research developments, trends, and resources on targeted violence from a threat assessment and management perspective as well as highlight the important work of DHS partners.

  • Threat Evaluation and Reporting Course One-Pager

    The Threat Evaluation and Reporting Course (TERC) is a three-day course that will teach participants how to apply Behavioral Threat Assessment and Management (BTAM) best practices to assist in preventing acts of targeted violence, such as, but not limited to, terrorism, school shootings, or mass attacks in public spaces, by identifying those threats or observable behaviors that may indicate the potential for violence.

    The TERC teaches students to utilize a four-step BTAM model to identify, investigate, assess, and manage individuals who display threats or observable behaviors that may concern others.

  • Basic Threat Evaluation and Reporting Course One-Pager

    The Basic Threat Evaluation and Reporting Course (B-TERC) is a one-day training that teaches participants how to help assist in preventing acts of targeted violence, such as, but not limited to, terrorism, school shootings, or mass attacks in public spaces by identifying those threats or observable behaviors that may indicate the potential for violence.

    Participants are equipped with the tools to identify and report threats or observable behaviors that may concern others, as well as recognize intervention strategies to move individuals off of a pathway to violence. 

  • Master Trainer Certification Roadmap

    The National Threat Evaluation and Reporting (NTER) Master Trainer Program (MTP) certifies individuals as Master Trainers in the instruction of Behavioral Threat Assessment and Management (BTAM) techniques and best practices.

    To obtain certification as a Master Trainer, candidates must successfully complete each component of the Roadmap below.

  • Master Trainer Program One-Pager

    The National Threat Evaluation and Reporting (NTER) Master Trainer Program (MTP) certifies Federal, State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial (F/SLTT) partners in the instruction of Behavioral Threat Assessment and Management (BTAM) techniques and best practices.

    This train-the-trainer program prepares Certified Master Trainers to empower their local communities and organizations to mitigate threats and prevent acts of targeted violence.

  • Threat Evaluation and Reporting Overview One-Pager

    The Threat Evaluation and Reporting Overview (TERO) is a three-hour introductory training focusing on a behavioral approach to violence prevention.

    The TERO raises awareness about the risk factors, triggers and stressors, and warning behaviors that could impact a person's decision to commit an act of targeted violence.

    Further, it outlines the mitigating factors that could help prevent acts of targeted violence, while emphasizing the importance of community involvement in seeking help for individuals, and respecting their constitutional rights, privacy, civil rights, and civil liberties.

  • Your Agency Needs a BTAM Master Trainer!

    The National Threat Evaluation and Reporting (NTER) Master Trainer Program (MTP) is a train‑the-trainer initiative that certifies Federal, State, Local, Tribal and Territorial partners to teach Behavioral Threat Assessment and Management (BTAM) techniques and best practices.

    Certified Master Trainers receive exclusive access to key training and program resources that will assist your
    organization in building BTAM processes and utilizing BTAM to prevent targeted violence and terrorism.

  • CSS One Pager

    Corporate Security Symposia (CSS) One Pager

  • NTER Quarterly Bulletin - Q3 - FY2022

    The NTER Office's Quarterly Bulletins are designed to keep DHS partners well-informed of research developments, trends, and resources on targeted violence from a threat assessment and management perspective as well as highlight the important work of DHS partners.

  • Department of Homeland Security Fusion Center Engagement and Information Sharing Strategy for 2022–2026

    The Department's Fusion Center Engagement and Information Sharing Strategy document outlines a multi-year commitment to supporting our law enforcement and homeland security partners in states and cities nationwide, and describes how DHS enables information sharing vital to fusion centers’ missions and our national security.