With California communities facing an increasing range of disasters in recent years from fire to flood and more, communicating emergency warnings to the populace has become an even more essential public service. Unfortunately, studies have shown the state’s linguistically diverse population doesn’t always get, or understand, those warnings.
Seeking to ameliorate the steady loss of Transportation Security Agency (TSA) officers at both her airport and nationwide, Miami International Airport Department of Homeland Security/TSA executive assistant Laritza Puentes has proposed a way to better inform TSA personnel about the available career development opportunities in the agency.
When then-Col. Wendy Wenke was completing her studies at the Center for Homeland Defense and Security in 2015, she focused her Master’s thesis heavily on operations research using data to inform her analysis on vulnerabilities involving the Port of Anchorage in her native Alaska.
U.S. Department of State Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) Special Agent Carlos J., just one of a number of State Department agents recruited for CHDS educational programs by DSS Supervisory Special Agent Bruce Baldwin, has some big ideas about how to support and enhance his organization’s intelligence-driven security and law enforcement program.
From balancing homeland security concerns involving emerging artificial intelligence capabilities with avoiding government overreach, and dire warnings about the potential for energy needs to challenge modern civilization’s survival, to presentations...
Providing access to a collection of databases, articles, organizations, and more, the Center for Homeland Defense and Security has launched a new School Shooting Safety Compendium on its website. The...