The operational and support components of Homeland Security are mentioned below:

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)

United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP)

United States Coast Guard (USCG)

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC)

United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)

Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

United States Secret Service (USSS)

Directorate for Management

National Protection and Programs Directorate

Science and Technology Directorate

Domestic Nuclear Detection Office

Office of Health Affairs

Office of Intelligence and Analysis

Office of Operations Coordination

Office of Policy


Accurate and useful information will be provided by (USCIS) so that the commitment of America will be kept without fail. Maritime economy will be protected through USCG. It is the only armed force of the United States in Homeland Security. The environment, maritime borders will be defended in a very efficient way.


Career long training will be provided to train law enforcement professionals so that they will fulfill their responsibilities very safety and in a responsible way.


Through the next generation APEX first responder program, homeland security will be equipped with state-of-the-art high quality protective gear through which all kinds of hazards will be defended in a very efficient manner. Through hands-free communication equipment, there will be better multi-tasking during the response. It is possible to have access to key information and integrated decision making will be done. The operational efficiency is achieved through reliable equipment, interoperable communications, universal data standards, better situational awareness and faster response.

By wearing protective gear, it is possible to get protection from all kinds of hazards. By using hands-free communication equipment, there will be better multitasking during response. Communication equipment will be more reliable in all kinds of environments. It is possible to use equipment in tunnels. You can communicate from areas which are away from communication towers.

Additional Organizations

Homeland Security works with various organizations. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) supports concerns of citizens in a very efficient manner. It supports first responders as well so that the nation will be built and sustained to respond, recover and mitigate all kinds of hazards.

The financial infrastructure and payment systems are safeguarded by USSS so that the economic integrity will be maintained very efficiently. The risk reduction mechanism will be advanced with the help of Domestic Nuclear Detection Office. The capabilities to deter, detect, respond and attack various hazards will be done in the best possible way.

The homeland will be kept safe and secure with the intelligence and information gathered through Office of Intelligence and Analysis. New policy formulation will be done through Office of Policy.

It is the principal source of thought and leadership. The decision analysis will be done by senior leadership. Secretarial initiatives will be taken and critical matters will be resolved in a very efficient manner. Through Office of Operations Coordination is responsible to monitor the security of United States. The monitoring will be done on daily basis and coordination activities will take place in the best possible way.