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Countering Violent Extremism

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State and Major Urban Area Fusion Centers

State and major urban area fusion centers serve as focal points within the state and local environment for the receipt, analysis, gathering, and sharing of threat-related information between the federal government and state, local, tribal, territorial (SLTT) and private sector partners.

Statement by Press Secretary Marsha Catron on Secretary Johnson’s Upcoming Trip to Ohio

On Sept. 24, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson will travel to Columbus, Ohio to meet with community leaders and state and local law enforcement to discuss the ongoing collaboration with the Department of Homeland Security to counter violent extremism. Secretary Johnson will also participate in a Community Resiliency Exercise that will promote and enable these efforts, while building partnerships between community organizations and officials. Additional details will be forthcoming.

Written testimony of I&A and NPPD for a Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs hearing titled “Cybersecurity, Terrorism, and Beyond: Addressing Evolving Threats to the Homeland”

Office of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A) Under Secretary Francis Taylor and National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) Under Secretary Suzanne Spaulding address terrorist, cyber and other human-caused threats to the Homeland and the current threat environment on the eve of the anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks.


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