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Publications Library

The Publication Library contains guidance and policy papers, reports, strategies, program regulations, guidelines, brochures and more.

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  • Guidance for Using Standards When Selecting and Purchasing Responder Equipment

    This document provides guidance related to the use of standards when selecting and purchasing protective and operational equipment for public safety organizations, including law enforcement agencies, fire departments, and emergency medical service agencies. SAVER publications oftentimes contain a list and description of standards relevant to an equipment type. This document informs readers on what standards are, why they are important, how to verify standards are met, and how to include requirements for use of standards in procurement efforts. 

  • In-Situ Explosion Shockwave Sensor

    An impact sensor device and method to measure multiple explosion reaction zone data points in real-time during live explosive testing experiments.

  • Modular System and Apparatus for Treating Wounds

    Pneumatically controlled advanced tourniquet system for mass casualty triage

  • Information Sharing: Small, Rural, Tribal, and Campus Law Enforcement Communities

    The Information Sharing Campaign for Small, Rural, Tribal, and Campus Law Enforcement Communities resource provides an overview of available DHS tools and products and highlights the 1-on-1 technical assistance that the OSLLE provides to assist individuals sign their agencies up for these services.

  • #SeeSay Anniversary Graphics

    On July 1 and throughout July, join us in commemorating the 14th anniversary of the “If You See Something, Say Something®” campaign. Learn how you can continue empowering communities to make a difference.

  • CIVIC Innovation Challenge 2024

    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) continues its partnership with the National Science Foundation (NSF) and U.S. Department of Energy on the Civic Innovation Challenge (CIVIC), a nation-wide research and action competition aiming to fund ready-to-implement, research-based pilot projects with potential for scalable, sustainable, and transferable impact on community-identified priorities. The 2024 cycle focuses on “Climate and Environmental Instability” and “Resource and Service Equity”.

  • Electromagnetic Pulse and Geomagnetic Disturbance Resiliency Fact Sheet

    Electromagnetic pulse (EMP) and geomagnetic disturbance (GMD) events pose significant threats to the nation’s critical infrastructure. DHS has been directed to conduct research and development to better understand impacts of EMP and GMD events and develop technologies and guidelines to enhance and protect critical infrastructure.

  • CIVIC Innovation Challenge 2022 Fact Sheet

    The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate continues its partnership with the National Science Foundation and U.S. Department of Energy on the Civic Innovation Challenge (CIVIC), a nation-wide research and action competition aiming to fund ready-to-implement, research-based pilot projects with potential for scalable, sustainable, and transferable impact on community-identified priorities. The 2022 cycle focuses on “Living in a Changing Climate” and “Resource and Service Equity.”

  • FBSAC CSEA Subcommittee Final Report

    Attached you will find the Final Report for the FBSAC Combatting Online Child Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (CSEA) Subcommittee approved on June 24, 2024.

  • FBSAC TVT Subcommittee Final Report

    Attached you will find the Final Report for the FBSAC Countering and Responding to Targeted Violence and Terrorism (TVT) Subcommittee approved on June 24, 2024.

Last Updated: 01/28/2022