Director Chris Rodriguez and NJOHSP hosted over 250 federal, state, and local intelligence and law enforcement, academic, and private sector partners to the 2nd Annual Domestic Terrorism Conference on May 15, 2017 at Kean University.
Attorney General Awards Ceremony: Outstanding Contribution by a New Employee - Kristina Rodriguez; Outstanding Contribution to a Special Project - Sean Gorman, Will Drew and Ever Salmeron.
NJOHSP's Grants Management Bureau hosted a grant writing workshop in the Burlington County OEM Auditorium for organizations eligible to receive funding from the SECUR-NJ Grant. The workshop provided an overview of the grant application process, allowing applicants the opportunity to ask questions about the process and specific security enhancements for their facilities.
CHERRY HILL, NJ – Today, Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) and Dr. Christopher Rodriguez, Director of the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness, stressed the importance of security enhancement funding for religious organizations and non-profit agencies at a community meeting.
NJOHSP Deputy Director Steven Gutkin participated on a panel to discuss threats to New Jersey, religious facilities, the Nonprofit Security Grant Program, and the Hometown Security Initiative at the Morris County Prosecutor's Clergy Community Outreach Program's Religious and Educational Facility Security meeting on Monday, February 7.
As part of the Christie Administration's sixth annual Season of Service, the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security Director of Policy and Planning Eric Tysarczyk, Director of Administration Jared Maples, and staff visited Oasis in Paterson where they served community luncheon meals to impoverished women and children from the Greater-Paterson area.
As part of the Christie Administration's sixth annual Season of Service, the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security Director Chris Rodriguez and staff visited Oasis in Paterson where they served Thanksgiving meals and distributed turkeys to impoverished women and children from the Greater-Paterson area.
PATERSON, NJ – As a part of the Christie Administration's sixth annual Season of Service, the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security Director Chris Rodriguez and staff visited Oasis in Paterson where they served Thanksgiving meals and distributed turkeys to impoverished women and children from the Greater-Paterson area.
The New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness and the US Department of Homeland Security, in partnership with the City of Camden, Camden County Prosecutor's Office and the Camden County Police Department, hosted a "Hometown Security Initiative" in Camden, New Jersey to help the local businesses and their employees further support the safety and security of the communities they serve.
Human Resource representatives from the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness attended the Mega Career Fair at Rutgers University, New Brunswick on September 21. Students were informed of career and internship opportunities available within the three mission areas of Counterterrorism, Resiliency, and Cybersecurity.
New Jersey’s top law enforcement executives met with over 70 faith-based leaders and government representatives from throughout the state for the quarterly Interfaith Advisory Council meeting today in New Brunswick. The Council allows State leadership to maintain an ongoing dialogue with all communities of faith in New Jersey and address security needs and concerns.
The Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) provides funding to organizations, as described under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, at high risk of terrorist attacks and located within designated areas of New Jersey. A grant writing workshop was hosted in Hamilton, New Jersey for awarded agencies to understand the contents of the application, the scoring of the application and the overall grant process.
The Attorney General, the State’s new Chief Technology Officer, the Director of the Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness, the Director of the New Jersey Division of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, and Rutgers officials announced the statewide implementation of a new “Text-to-9-1-1” system and introduce a promotional video to drive home the important message of “Call When You Can… Text When You Can’t.”
NJOHSP's 2016 Summer Interns gave their final capstone presentations to complete an eight week internship program. Over the eight weeks, the interns assisted on a variety of projects across counterterrorism, cybersecurity, and resiliency fields while learning more about the public and private sectors through brown bag lunches and field trips to facilities of NJOHSP partners across the State.
The New Jersey Governor's STEM Scholars joined NJOHSP Director of Administration Jared Maples and staff at the Regional Operations Intelligence Center (ROIC) to learn more about the New Jersey Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Cell (NJCCIC) facility and to understand the approach of analyzing shared and real-time situational cyber threats and common trends.
NJOHSP brought together federal, state, and local law enforcement officers, government officials, and private-sector partners and provided a forum to address the most pressing issues that continue to test our State and country.
The 2016 Attorney General's Awards Ceremony was held at the New Jersey Forensic Science and Technology Center where New Jersey State employees were recognized for their hard work and dedication to the Department of Law and Public Safety.
NJOHSP Director Chris Rodriguez and staff participated in a seminar at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) with leading stakeholders from industry, government, and research focusing on the needs and requirements of First Responder and Homeland Security organizations in the United States, Israel, and around the world.