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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) precautions taken by the government of a specified country against terrorist attacks
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the United States Department of Homeland Security, the body responsible for dealing with terrorist threats on American soil
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|Noun||1.||Homeland Security - the federal department that administers all matters relating to homeland security|
executive department - a federal department in the executive branch of the government of the United States
Federal Emergency Management Agency, FEMA - an independent agency of the United States government that provides a single point of accountability for all federal emergency preparedness and mitigation and response activities
Immigration and Naturalization Service, INS - an agency in the Department of Justice that enforces laws and regulations for the admission of foreign-born persons to the United States
Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, FLETC - a center in the Department of that trains law enforcement professionals for more than seventy federal agencies
Secret Service, SS, United States Secret Service, US Secret Service, USSS - the United States intelligence agency that protects current and former presidents and vice presidents and their immediate families and protects distinguished foreign visitors; detects and apprehends counterfeiters; suppresses forgery of government securities and documents
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