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OKLAHOMA RESPONSE TO TERRORISM CONFERENCE SCHEDULED FOR SEPTEMBER 15 - 17, 2004

National and internationally recognized speakers present professional updates, timely case studies, and educational workshops on hard-hitting topics ranging from hazardous materials and bioterroism to medical and law enforcement response.  more 

 

international visitors, july 2004

OKOHS DIRECTOR SPEAKS TO INTERNATIONAL VISITORS ABOUT HOMELAND SECURITY

 

Oklahoma Office of Homeland Security (OKOHS) Director Kerry Pettingill spoke to a group of international visitors about counter-terrorism efforts in the State of Oklahoma.  more 

 

NEW HOMELAND SECURITY OPERATIONS CENTER (HSOC) SERVES AS PRIMARY HUB FOR INFORMATION SHARING AND DOMESTIC INCIDENT MANAGEMENT

Operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, the HSOC provides situational awareness and monitoring of the homeland, coordinates incidents and response activities, and issues advisories and bulletins to homeland security partners as well as specific protective and counter measure guidance.  more

 

FACT SHEET:  Homeland Security Operations Center (HSOC)

The Homeland Security Operations Center (HSOC) serves as the nation?s nerve center for information sharing and domestic incident management?dramatically increasing the vertical coordination between federal, state, territorial, tribal, local, and private sector partners.  more

 

FACT SHEET:  Strengthening the security of our nation's food supply

Protecting the homeland is one of President Bush?s top priorities, and this commitment includes a multi-pronged plan to protect the nation?s food supply with leadership from Homeland Security, Agriculture, the Food and Drug Administration, and others.

The Department of Homeland Security has awarded the State of Iowa, working with the Multi-State Partnership for Security in Agriculture, $2 million for development of the Agriculture Counterterrorism Project. Through this Partnership, which also includes Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Dakota, and Wisconsin, the project develops interstate food security planning initiatives and asset protection programs for the food supply chain.  more