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S&T FRG Kentucky Dam Safety Project – Reducing Unknown Risks in Critical Infrastructure Fact Sheet

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), along with FEMA and the DHS National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD), is partnering with the Kentucky Division of Water and private consulting partner Stantec Consulting Services, Inc. to investigate new and emerging technologies in dam-related flood monitoring and warning to help protect lives and the nation’s critical infrastructure, while reducing the cost of such a disaster if it were to occur.

S&T FRG 2018 NGFR – Harris County Operational Experimentation Fact Sheet

This year, DHS S&T will host the 2018 NGFR – Harris County Operational Experimentation (OpEx). The NGFR – Harris County OpEx will take place from December 3-7, 2018, at the Port of Houston in Houston, Texas, and will integrate first responder technologies to enhance the mission-response capabilities of Houston-area responders and the U.S. Coast Guard.

National Police Week

Men and women in uniform put their lives at risk every day. This week, National Police Week, we thank them for their service and recognize ­­­the sacrifice of fallen officers.

Snapshot: DHS, DOT Partner on Government Vehicle Telematics

When the managers of federal vehicle fleets were charged with implementing telematics systems for all their vehicles, the DHS S&T and the Department of Transportation’s Volpe National Transportation Systems Center (Volpe Center) teamed up to help.

S&T FRG Living in America as a Muslim After 9/11: Poll Trends 2001‐2007

The terrorist attacks on September 11th 2001 brought increased attention to Muslims living in the U.S. Results from four national polls of Muslim Americans conducted between 2001 and 2007 indicate that Muslim Americans feel increasingly negative about the direction in which America is headed and increasingly see the war on terrorism as a war on Islam.

S&T FRG Returning to the Fight: What the Literature on Criminal Recidivism Can Contribute to our Understanding of Terrorist Recidivism

Recent, and welcome, interest in the subject of terrorist disengagement and deradicalization has revealed that the causes of terrorist recidivism are poorly understood. Studies of terrorist recidivism are virtually non-existent, which is surprising given that most critiques of terrorist de-radicalization programs are anchored in debates about the nature and extent of recidivism in the population of terrorist offenders.


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