The Information Sharing Environment (ISE) provides analysts, operators, and investigators with integrated and synthesized information about terrorism, weapons of mass destruction, and homeland security. These analysts, operators, and investigators come from a variety of communities—law enforcement, public safety, homeland security, intelligence, defense, and foreign affairs—and may work for federal, state, local, tribal, or territorial governments. These men and women rely on timely and accurate information to achieve their mission responsibilities.
The Domestic Highway Enforcement initiative recently held its annual nationwide meeting at the Red Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. The NHAC collaborated with the DHE Coordinators and the DHE Chair to assist with the planning and coordination of the event. Following the national ISC Managers meeting on May 10, the DHE meeting took place on May 11-12. ...
According to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, more than 19,000 U.S. law enforcement officers have lost their lives in the line of duty. It is estimated that on average, one officer is killed every 53 hours.
RISS recognizes the importance of ensuring the safety of all law enforcement officers, which is why we developed the RISS Officer Safety Event Deconfliction System (RISSafe) and the RISS Officer Safety Website.
Each year more than 30 million people are drawn to Nevada by Las Vegas’ luster. The self-proclaimed “Entertainment Capital of the World” is home to 18 of the world’s 25 largest hotels, and more than 19,000 conventions were held in the city in 2009. Las Vegas is without question a terrorist target. Beyond the cop on the street, there’s an effective, underlying layer of security that may be unprecedented, and it starts with the fusion center, the Southern Nevada Counter-Terrorism Center (SNCTC), an all-hazards, 24/7 model for public-private collaboration.
The National Association of State Chief Information Officers will take a seat on a federal committee looking to advance the uses a Web-based model for sharing information across government jurisdictions.