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Napolitano Announces Progress in 9/11 Commission Security Recommendations

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano yesterday released the 2010 progress report that highlighted some of the department’s advancements in capabilities for U.S. aviation security in accordance with the 9/11 Commission. “The 9/11 Commission’s recommendations have in many ways set the course for the department’s efforts to combat security …

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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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Napolitano Announces Enhancement to ‘See Something, Say Something’ Campaign

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano announced last week the launch of the beginning phase of the nationwide “See Something, Say Something” campaign, an initiative to raise public awareness of suspicious activity signs in public transportation. The newest addition to the campaign is the recently announced national information-sharing partnership …

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Napolitano Announces Steps to Boost Southwest Border Efforts

Working with federal, state, local, tribal and Mexican partners, the Department of Homeland Security has over the past year and a half made significant progress in cracking down on border-related crime and smuggling while facilitating legitimate travel and commerce, DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano said. “We are committed to further bolstering …

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Napolitano Announces Final Standards for PS-Prep Plan

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano announced the final standards of the Voluntary Private Sector Preparedness Accreditation and Certification Program have been adopted after a series of regional public meetings and the incorporation of public comments. PS-Prep is a collaboration of the DHS and private sector and is a …

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Napolitano Travels to Middle East to Discuss Global Security Issues

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano is visiting the United Arab Emirates to meet with her counterparts from the Middle East region and officials from the International Civil Aviation Organization to discuss ways to enhance global aviation security. This is the fifth in a series of major international meetings …

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Napolitano Remarks on Groundbreaking Collaboration Between US, Mexico

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and Mexican Interior Secretary Fernando Gómez-Mont yesterday delivered remarks on the ongoing and groundbreaking ways the United States and Mexico are working together to make the Southwest border region more secure and prosperous. Napolitano said that over the last 15 months, the two …

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Napolitano Commemorates 15th Anniversary of Oklahoma City Bombing

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano yesterday visited Oklahoma to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing and delivered remarks about the department’s efforts to protect against evolving threats of terrorism. Honoring the 168 people who lost their lives in what she called “an unspeakable act of …

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