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Preventing Terrorism and Targeted Violence

Protecting the American people from terrorist threats is the reason DHS was created, and remains our highest priority.

  • Law Enforcement Resources

    This Law Enforcement Resource Guide highlights many of the Department’s threat resilience resources available to you, including training and grant opportunities.

  • CP3 Fiscal Year 2023 Report to Congress

    DHS's Center for Prevention Programs and Partnerships provided this report for fiscal year 2023.

  • Joint DHS-FBI eGuardian Awareness Campaign Slick Sheet

    Joint DHS-FBI eGuardian Awareness Campaign Slick Sheet

  • National Threat Evaluation and Reporting Program Office One-Pager

    The National Threat Evaluation and Reporting (NTER) Office shares information and resources with federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial (F/SLTT) homeland security partners to assist in threat mitigation and targeted violence prevention, regardless of motive. NTER advances partners' ability to identify, investigate, assess, report and share tips and leads linked to emerging homeland security threats, while providing a host of information sharing services, such as program support, resources, and training.

  • TVTP Grantee Evaluation Reports

    Please find evaluations of TVTP grantee project results and implementation.

  • FY 23 Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention (TVTP) Notice of Funding Opportunity and Fact Sheets

    FY 23 Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention (TVTP) Notice of Funding Opportunity and Fact Sheets.

  • TVTP FY 23 Grant Forecast Recording

    Please watch a presentation of the Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention Fiscal Year 2023 Grant Forecast.

  • FY22 TVTP Grant Applications

    Please see Fiscal Year 2022 Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention Grant Applications of successful applicants. 

  • Fusion Center Assessments

    Each Fusion Center Assessment evaluates fusion centers' adherence to selected performance measures, ensuring functional consistency across the National Network.

  • 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.