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DOJ, DHS Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Department of Justice Acting Deputy Attorney General Gary G. Grindler and Department of Homeland Security Deputy Secretary Jane Holl Lute signed a Memorandum of Understanding yesterday outlining the roles and responsibilities of INTERPOL Washington. The MOU is part of cooperation efforts with INTERPOL’s other 187 member countries and the more …

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Napolitano Announces Billion-Dollar Preparedness Grants

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano yesterday announced more than $1.8 billion in fiscal year 2010 Federal Emergency Management Agency preparedness grants to help states, urban areas, tribal governments and nonprofit organizations boost their protection, prevention, response and recovery capabilities for risks associated with potential terrorist attacks and other …

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Terrorist Watchlists Now Check All US Air Travelers

Every passenger traveling within the United States and its territories is now being checked against terrorist watchlists through the Transportation Security Administration’s Secure Flight program, a move that is a major step in fulfilling a key 9/11 Commission recommendation, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano announced yesterday. “This program …

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DHS Evaluates Organizational Structure

The Department of Homeland Security may be going under some reorganization in the future. SecurityManagement recently reported DHS may decide to merge the Office of Infrastructure Protection and the Office of Cybersecurity and Communications, two offices that already collaborate a great deal. DHS will only be merging the two offices …

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Airport Security Gets Yet Another Boost

As summer travel begins to picks up, airport security technology continues to receive more funding. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano yesterday announced an additional $78 million in funding for airport security technology. These additional funds are coming from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and will help bolster …

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