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02/17/2017
Cleveland, OH
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As Moreland reflects on African American History Month, he looks back in appreciation of how those in generations before him made sacrifices to make it possible for the opportunities of today.

02/09/2017
Detroit, MI
Operational

Forty-four BESTs currently exist throughout the country at major gateways to the United States like the Miami Seaport, the Southwest Border and the New York Seaport/Canadian Border.

01/23/2017
Detroit, MI
Operational

Gina Kramer, a criminal justice senior, and Madeline MacLean, a junior studying criminal justice and Arabic, will work with special agents, task-force officers and intelligence research specialists with the HSI Detroit Intelligence Group.

01/12/2017
Massena, NY
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The team at HSI Massena consists of special agents, intelligence research specialists and mission support specialists. In 2012, the office created a Border Enforcement Security Task Force that now employs full-time and part time personnel from 23 state, local, and federal U.S. and Canadian agencies.

01/10/2017
Los Angeles, CA
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As part of that effort, personnel from the technical operations divisions with HSI headquarters and HSI Los Angeles worked jointly to strategically place additional technical and human resources in order to provide comprehensive visibility throughout the event.

01/09/2017
Washington, DC
Operational

A critical part of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) mission is to increase local and national understanding of the agency and foster trust and collaboration in communities across the United States.

01/03/2017
Philadelphia, PA
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As special agent in charge, Miller, a 25-year veteran of federal law enforcement, oversees nearly 200 federal agents, intelligence analysts, and professional administrative staff across six HSI offices throughout Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Delaware. 

12/30/2016
Washington, DC
Operational

Overall, in FY 2016, the Department apprehended 530,250 individuals nationwide and conducted a total of 450,954 removals and returns. The U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) reported 415,816 apprehensions nationwide, compared to 337,117 in FY 2015; and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arrested 114,434 individuals, compared to 125,211 in FY 2015. 

12/19/2016
Glynco, GA
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Recognizing that today’s children are tomorrow’s leaders, the staff at the ICE Academy and the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Glynco, Georgia has once again participated in the United States Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program.

12/09/2016
Flagstaff, AZ
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HSI Flagstaff’s Area of Responsibility (AOR) consists of more than 66,000 square miles, covering most of Northern Arizona. Like many smaller field offices, HSI Flagstaff’s large AOR requires its agents to do hours of driving when conducting various investigations. Many of those trips are collaborative efforts with the office’s state and local partners.

12/09/2016
Glynco, GA
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The Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC) in Glynco, Georgia, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the official opening of the new Building 9/12 Multi-Purpose Conference Center Thursday, December 1, 2016.

12/06/2016
Knoxville, TN
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Brian Wall, a computer forensics analyst with HSI Knoxville, volunteers in his off-duty time with the Sevier County Rescue Squad. On Monday, Nov. 28, he received the call that all members of the squad were needed at the fire station. Wall eagerly answered that call.

12/01/2016
Washington, DC
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Every day the women and men of IHSC confront challenging situations on the front lines of immigration enforcement as they compassionately tend to ICE detainee’s medical, dental and mental health needs. The population they work with includes women, children and men with varied cultural and socio-economic backgrounds and nationalities.

11/29/2016
Washington, DC
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The project was led by Operation Finally Home, an organization that provides mortgage free homes to America’s military heroes, as well as home building firms Miller and Smith and Newland Communities. The groundbreaking for the house begins Nov. 14 and the Goodrich family will move into their new Stafford, Virginia home in March 2017.

11/18/2016
Tampa, FL
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The purpose of the Teach-In is to encourage employees, businesses, community leaders, sports figures, local personalities, retirees, community volunteers and parents to become involved in education by sharing what they know with a new generation.

11/14/2016
Los Angeles, CA
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Hurricanes have served as milestones for the HSI RRT national program under the HSI Headquarters’ Emergency Management Unit (EMU). EMU oversees approximately 19 RRTs across the country.

11/14/2016
Washington, DC
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The Detroit RRT, which included personnel from Michigan and Ohio, traveled to St. Simon’s Island in Glynn County, Georgia to assist with the recovery. They had approximately 12 hours’ notice to move out. Detroit RRT Commander Celeste Koszut said, “There is no direct route when you are going into a storm like this. It was not a good situation.”

11/04/2016
Detroit, MI
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During a search for evidence, Ruger is led by his handler and uses his sense of smell to locate electronic devices. He ‘indicates’ he has found something by sitting down. Amazingly, he is able to find the exact location of electronic equipment. He is also able to indicate where equipment was previously. He is awarded with his favorite treat: a yellow tennis ball.

11/02/2016
Washington, DC
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The purpose of the event was to honor 745 DHS employees from across the country for their extraordinary work and professional excellence. Deputy Secretary Alejandro N. Mayorkas joined Secretary Johnson for the formal and elaborate ceremony.

10/26/2016
Honolulu, HI
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“But those efforts are even more gratifying when we’re able to take money originally generated by illicit activities and harness it to combat crime. The Honolulu Police Department is a vital partner for HSI, and all of the federal law enforcement agencies in this community, and we’re delighted to be able assist the Department with its public safety mission.”
10/26/2016
Blaine, WA
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As home to one of the largest commercial ports of entry on the United States-Canada border, Blaine and its surrounding region is a picturesque blend of land and sea where citizens of both countries have the option to move around by car, boat, plane and train. Because of that, the area presents a unique challenge to HSI Blaine special agents and border patrol counterparts as they work to combat criminal activity.

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