Updates

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge Announces Completion of the National Response Plan

"The National Response Plan embodies our nation's commitment to the concept of one team, one goal -- a safer and more secure America," said Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge.

Department of Homeland Security Selects the University of Maryland to Lead New Homeland Security Center of Excellence for Behavioral and Social Research on Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism

The research and development focus of this new Homeland Security Center of Excellence will span both international and domestic issues.

IMPLANT SCIENCES ANNOUNCES NEW INTERNATIONAL ORDERS FOR QUANTUM SNIFFERTM EXPLOSIVES DETECTOR

Implant Sciences Corporation (AMEX: "IMX", "IMX.WS") a developer and manufacturer of products for the homeland security, semiconductor, and medical device industries, today announced orders for eight (8) additional QS-H100 hand-held explosives detection d

DHS Entry-Exit System Meets 2004 Goals Ahead of Schedule

"The effectiveness of US-VISIT has meant that we have been able to deploy the technology on schedule while meeting our goals of enhanced security and the facilitation of legitimate travel and trade," said Asa Hutchinson.

Stinger Systems Names Former Smith & Wesson CEO Roy Cuny President

Grew S & W to Number One Manufacturer and Exporter of Handguns in the U.S.

Eleven New Explosives Detection Canine Teams Join Homeland Security To Prevent And Detect Terrorist Activities

Because canine teams combine excellent mobility with reliable detection rates, their use has evolved to include searching areas in response to bomb threats associated with airport terminals and aircraft, luggage, cargo and vehicles, as well as serving as

Fact Sheet: U.S. Department of Homeland Security 2004 Year End Review

The following is a snapshot of 2004 accomplishments and statistics for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

FBI DIRECTOR MUELLER APPOINTS THREE NEW ASSISTANT DIRECTORS

Three key divisions received new Assistant Directors; Criminal Justice Information Services, Counterterrorism, and Cyber Division.

Homeland Security Launches First Online Tool Assessing Stadium Vulnerabilities

This tool allows stadium security managers to identify vulnerabilities and assess the overall security of their public assembly facility.

Intelligence Law Contains Enhanced Border Security Provisions

Authorizes additional agents in U.S. Border Patrol, Immigration and Customs