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Department Of Homeland Security

  1. 1. Trey Thomas Tyler Tippens Nikolas Cooper
  2. 2. Vision Preserving our freedoms, protecting  America ... we secure our homeland
  3. 3. quot;The President proposes to create a new  Department of Homeland Security, the most significant transformation of the U.S. government in over half-century by largely transforming and realigning the current confusing patchwork of government activities into a single department whose primary mission is to protect our homeland. The creation of a Department of Homeland Security is one more key step in the President’s national strategy for homeland security.quot; -From the Department of Homeland Security June  2002 - George W. Bush
  4. 4. Mission We will lead the unified national effort to  secure America. We will prevent and deter terrorist attacks and protect against and respond to threats and hazards to the nation. We will ensure safe and secure borders, welcome lawful immigrants and visitors, and promote the free-flow of commerce.
  5. 5. Strategic Goals Awareness -- Identify and understand threats, assess  vulnerabilities, determine potential impacts and disseminate timely information to our homeland security partners and the American public. Prevention — Detect, deter and mitigate threats to our homeland.  Protection — Safeguard our people and their freedoms, critical  infrastructure, property and the economy of our Nation from acts of terrorism, natural disasters, or other emergencies. Response — Lead, manage and coordinate the national response to  acts of terrorism, natural disasters, or other emergencies. Recovery — Lead national, state, local and private sector efforts to  restore services and rebuild communities after acts of terrorism, natural disasters, or other emergencies. Service — Serve the public effectively by facilitating lawful trade, travel  and immigration. Organizational Excellence — Value our most important resource, our  people. Create a culture that promotes a common identity, innovation, mutual respect, accountability and teamwork to achieve efficiencies, effectiveness, and operational synergies.
  6. 6. Secretary Michael Chertoff
  7. 7. On February 15, 2005, Judge Michael  Chertoff was unanimously confirmed by the Senate and sworn in as the second Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security. He formerly served as United States Circuit Judge for the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, after his June 2003 Senate confirmation.
  8. 8. Under Secretary Management Paul A. Schneider
  9. 9. Paul A. Schneider was sworn in January  3, 2007, as the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Under Secretary for Management. He is responsible for all the department’s budget, appropriations, expenditure of funds, accounting and finance; procurement; human resources and personnel; information technology systems; facilities, property, equipment, and other material resources; and identification and tracking of performance measurements.
  10. 10. Chief of Staff Chad Sweet
  11. 11. Chad Sweet serves as the Department  of Homeland Security’s Chief of Staff. Prior to becoming Chief of Staff, Mr. Sweet served as the Deputy Chief of Staff and as a Special Assistant to the Secretary.
  12. 12. Senior Military Advisor Rear Admiral Daniel B. Lloyd
  13. 13. Rear Admiral Daniel B. Lloyd assumed  the duties of Military Advisor to the Secretary, United States Department of Homeland Security, in June of 2006. In this role, he is responsible for advising the Secretary on matters involving coordination between the Department of Homeland Security and all branches of the military.
  14. 14. . . .there are many more
  15. 15. How is The DHS structured?
  16. 16. Major Components for DHS
  17. 17. The United States Coast Guard is a  military, multimission, maritime service within the Department of Homeland Security and one of the nation's five armed services. Its core roles are to protect the public, the environment, and U.S. economic and security interests in any maritime region in which those interests may be at risk, including international waters and America's coasts, ports, and inland waterways.
  18. 18. Maritime Safety: Eliminate deaths, injuries, and  property damage associated with maritime transportation, fishing, and recreational boating. The Coast Guard's motto is Semper Paratus—(Always Ready), and the service is always ready to respond to calls for help at sea. Maritime Security: Protect America's maritime  borders from all intrusions by: (a) halting the flow of illegal drugs, aliens, and contraband into the United States through maritime routes; (b) preventing illegal fishing; and (c) suppressing violations of federal law in the maritime arena.
  19. 19. Maritime Mobility: Facilitate maritime commerce  and eliminate interruptions and impediments to the efficient and economical movement of goods and people, while maximizing recreational access to and enjoyment of the water. National Defense: Defend the nation as one of the  five U.S. armed services. Enhance regional stability in support of the National Security Strategy, utilizing the Coast Guard’s unique and relevant maritime capabilities. Protection of Natural Resources: Eliminate  environmental damage and the degradation of natural resources associated with maritime transportation, fishing, and recreational boating.
  20. 20. Secret Service
  21. 21. The United States Secret Service is mandated by statute  and executive order to carry out two significant missions: protection and criminal investigations. The Secret Service protects the president and vice president, their families, heads of state, and other designated individuals; investigates threats against these protectees; protects the White House, vice president’s residence, foreign missions, and other buildings within Washington, D.C.; and plans and implements security designs for designated National Special Security Events. The Secret Service also investigates violations of laws relating to counterfeiting of obligations and securities of the United States; financial crimes that include, but are not limited to, access device fraud, financial institution fraud, identity theft, computer fraud; and computer-based attacks on our nation’s financial, banking, and telecommunications infrastructure.
  22. 22. Transportation Security Administration
  23. 23. We are your neighbors, friends and  relatives. We are 43,000 security officers, inspectors, directors, air marshals and managers who protect the nation's transportation systems so you and your family can travel safely. We look for bombs at checkpoints in airports, we inspect rail cars, we patrol subways with our law enforcement partners, and we work to make all modes of transportation safe.
  24. 24. U.S. Immigration Custom Enforcement
  25. 25. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement  (ICE), the largest investigative arm of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), is responsible for eliminating vulnerabilities in the nation's border, and with economic, transportation and infrastructure security. The ICE organization is composed of four law  enforcement divisions and several support divisions. These divisions of ICE combine to form a new investigative approach with new resources to provide unparalleled investigation, interdiction and security services to the public and our law enforcement partners in the federal and local sectors.
  26. 26. Office of Congressional Relations (OCR)   The Office of Congressional Relations (OCR) represents ICE’s core values and DHS objectives through federal Congressional liaison activities.  How We Work  The OCR maintains an effective liaison by promoting Congressional awareness of ICE operations, national and local programs, policies and initiatives.
  27. 27. Office of Detention and Removal Operations (DRO)  The Office of Detention and Removal Operations (DRO) is responsible for  promoting public safety and national security by making certain through the enforcement of U.S. immigration laws that all removable aliens depart the United States. How We Work  DRO makes use of its resources and expertise to transport aliens, to manage  them while in custody and waiting for their cases to be processed, and to remove unauthorized aliens from the United States when so ordered. Office of Federal Protective Service (FPS)  Federal Protective Service (FPS) is responsible for policing, securing and  ensuring a safe environment in which federal agencies can conduct their business. FPS does this by investigating threats posed against the more than 8,800 federal facilities nationwide. How We Work  FPS’ work focuses directly on the interior security of the nation and the  reduction of crimes and potential threats to federal facilities throughout the nation. Uniformed FPS officers and special agents respond to calls for assistance, conduct investigations and provide crime prevention tips, as well as assist in occupant emergency planning. All federal facilities under FPS control receive a thorough building security  assessment on a recurring schedule. During this assessment representatives of all agencies in the facility are interviewed to gather information on the specific mission they perform within the facility, and intelligence and crime statistics for the area are reviewed, as are existing security countermeasures. Based on the findings and working with the agencies housed in the facility, security countermeasures are added or adjusted. This allows for tailored security for each individual facility versus a one-size-fits-all approach.
  28. 28. Federal Emergency Management Agency
  29. 29. FEMA Mission DISASTER. It strikes anytime, anywhere. It takes many  forms -- a hurricane, an earthquake, a tornado, a flood, a fire or a hazardous spill, an act of nature or an act of terrorism. It builds over days or weeks, or hits suddenly, without warning. Every year, millions of Americans face disaster, and its terrifying consequences.  On March 1, 2003, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) became part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The primary mission of the Federal Emergency Management Agency is to reduce the loss of life and property and protect the Nation from all hazards, including natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and other man-made disasters, by leading and supporting the Nation in a risk-based, comprehensive emergency management system of preparedness, protection, response, recovery, and mitigation.
  30. 30. Who is FEMA FEMA has more than 2,600 full time employees.  They work at FEMA headquarters in Washington D.C., at regional and area offices across the country, the Mount Weather Emergency Operations Center, and the National Emergency Training Center in Emmitsburg, Maryland. FEMA also has nearly 4,000 standby disaster assistance employees who are available for deployment after disasters. Often FEMA works in partnership with other organizations that are part of the nation's emergency management system. These partners include state and local emergency management agencies, 27 federal agencies and the American Red Cross.
  31. 31. U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency
  32. 32. CBP is one of the Department of  Homeland Security’s largest and most complex components, with a priority mission of keeping terrorists and their weapons out of the U.S. It also has a responsibility for securing and facilitating trade and travel while enforcing hundreds of U.S. regulations, including immigration and drug laws.