NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department is testing ground-breaking counterterror technology expected to dramatically increase its ability to detect and thwart a potential radiation attack, officials said Thursday. The technology will allow a command center in lower Manhattan to monitor 2,000 mobile radiation detectors carried by officers each day around the city. The… Continue Reading »
Monthly Archives: July 2011
It turns out that successful interoperability doesn’t have much to do with funding Like many government funding streams, federal Homeland Security Grant Program funds are facing steep reductions. The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed the FY 2012 Department of Homeland Security appropriation bill. As it awaits Senate action, the bill’s $200 million-plus reduction (FY… Continue Reading »
This presentation by Richard Serino was one of several given at a one day conference, Resilient American Communities: Progress in Practice and Policy, held December 10, 2009, in Washington, DC.
DHS – Testimony of Acting Deputy Under Secretary Greg Schaffer, NPPD, before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, “Ten Years After 9/11: Emergency Communications” Introduction Thank you Chairman Lieberman, Ranking Member Collins, and distinguished members of the Committee. It is a pleasure to discuss the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) efforts to… Continue Reading »