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Preventing Terrorism

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

  • Master Trainer Program One-Pager

    This instructor program prepares F/SLTT partners to train local communities and empower partners 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!

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

  • National Threat Evaluation and Reporting 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.

  • CP3 FY22 TVTP NOFO Webinar

    CP3 Associate Director presents the Fiscal Year 2021 Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention Grant Notice of Funding

  • Homeland Threat Assessment

    The Department of Homeland Security’s Homeland Threat Assessment (HTA) is a report synthesizing threat assessments across DHS including intelligence and operational components.

  • Law Enforcement Resources

    This guide highlights many of DHS's resources available, including training and grant opportunities, to increase our nation’s ability to prevent acts of violence and increase our resilience to evolving threats.

  • TVTP NOFO and Fact Sheets

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

  • TVTP Fact sheets (Spanish)

    TVTP Fact sheets (Spanish)

  • Center for Prevention Programs and Partnerships Overview

    The Center for Prevention Programs and Partnerships (CP3) seeks a resilient America where communities are united to help end targeted violence and terrorism. This publication provides an overview of CP3's mission, vision, and activities.