At the same time, the public has been awash with news stories detailing security breaches at major retailers, health insurance companies and financial institutions. Some find these developments deeply troubling and want limits put in place, while others do not feel these issues affect them personally. Key legal decisions about the legitimacy of surveillance or tracking programs have hinged on the question of whether Americans think it is reasonable in certain situations to assume that they will be under observation, or if they expect that their activities will not be monitored.
First, the office assists the City in its preparedness activities to prevent, protect from, respond to, and recover from man-made and natural disasters or major emergencies.
In addition, through the Houston Emergency Center division, the Office of Public Safety and Homeland Security ensures that residents' calls for police, fire, and emergency medical services are received, processed, and dispatched as quickly and accurately as possible.
It serves as the liaison and point of contact with the U. Department of Homeland Security. Staff in the office are responsible for homeland security planning under several grant programs, and their work benefits both the City of Houston and the larger region.
Homeland Security Division staff are also responsible for acquisition and management of homeland security grants. The office also coordinates Houston CERT Community Emergency Response Teamwhich provides awareness-level training to area residents on how they and their families can prepare for and respond to emergencies.
In its preparedness role, it develops plans for dealing with the effects of natural and manmade disasters. During disasters and certain emergency operations, the office will activate the Emergency Operations Center EOC where all city departments will coordinate their response and recovery activities Learn More Houston Crackdown Serving the citizens of Houston and Harris County sinceHouston Crackdown coordinates and supports community volunteer projects in alcohol and other drug abuse through prevention, education, treatment and rehabilitation efforts Learn More About the Director Feb.As well as their four weeks of annual leave, employees are entitled to 11 public holidays each year (if the public holidays fall on days they’d normally work).
Staff who choose to work on public holidays are entitled to be paid time-and-a-half and get a day’s leave to take later. Work out if you. Public Participation. DIR invites the public to participate in important rulemaking, meetings, forums, and training events.
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