DHS Secretary Urges Local Governments to Remain Vigilant

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Jeh Johnson has requested enhanced Federal Protective Service presence at U.S. government buildings as well as increased vigilance from local governments and the public at large against suspicious activities. As reported in a NACo County News Alert:

In a statement released late this afternoon, DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson announced he had ordered the Federal Protective Service to step up its presence at various federal buildings in Washington, D.C. and throughout the country. He also urged “state and local governments and their law enforcement personnel… to be equally vigilant, particularly in guarding against potential small-scale attacks by a lone offender or a small group of individuals.”

For more information read the NACo County News Alert and DHS Press Release.