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PA Office of Homeland Security

The Governor's Office of Homeland Security coordinates homeland security activities by working with our federal agencies, regional task forces, local governments and the private sector. The office works to secure the commonwealth against acts of terrorism by:

  • Coordinating with private and public sector entities to prevent, protect and mitigate against acts of terrorism
  • Developing and revising the Governor's Office of Homeland Security's Strategic plan
  • Identifying and reducing the vulnerabilities of critical infrastructure and key resources through a unified outreach campaign
  • Collaborating with the All-Hazards Fusion Center, the Pennsylvania Criminal Intelligence Center (PaCIC) and with other recognized regional fusion centers

Additional resources from the U.S. Secret Service

  • Keeping Kids Safe – Raising the Awareness resource (coming soon)
  • Enhancing School Safety Using a Threat Assessment Model: An Operational Guide for Preventing Targeted School Violence; July 2018 (coming soon)
  • Protecting America's Schools: A U.S. Secret Service Analysis of Targeted School Violence; 2019 (coming soon)
  • Averting Targeted School Violence: A U.S. Secret Service Analysis of Plots Against Schools; 2021 (coming soon)
  • Handout from the DOJ/DOE: Report on Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2020 (coming soon)​