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Operational Priorities

Operational Priorities

Operational Priorities

HSI’s core mission is to protect the homeland from transnational crime and threats, and its operational priorities serve as the foundation of HSI’s investigative and operational focus. HSI applies its unique authorities and capabilities to conduct complex and significant investigations into transnational criminal organizations. These efforts secure our borders, protect national security and ensure the safety of our communities and citizens.

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Protecting National Security

Targeting the people, money & materials that support terrorist activities in the U.S. & abroad

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Preventing Crimes of Exploitation

Protecting the public from crimes of victimization

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Securing the Border

Maintaining the integrity of U.S. borders by combating transnational criminal organizations

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Ensuring Public Safety

Combating narcotics smuggling & violent gangs that threaten our communities

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Upholding Fairness in Global Trade

Investigating intellectual property crime, trade fraud & export violations

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Investigating Cybercrime

Combating cybercrime & criminal exploitation of the internet

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Combating Financial Crime

Disrupting criminal operations by identifying & seizing illicit proceeds of crime

Updated: 07/06/2021