Homeland Security

Maryland Adds Cybersecurity, Patent Law To Graduate ProgramThe University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law has expanded its new master of science in law program to include specializations in patent law and cybersecurity, bringing the number of options to five.
Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger To Talk To StudentsRep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger is scheduled to talk to students studying homeland security.
Surveillance System Helps To Monitor Poachers On The BayThey go largely unseen, but 24 hours a day, there are eyes on the bay. They're looking for boats in trouble and boats breaking the law.
Some U.S.-Bound Air Travelers Must Turn On PhonesTurn on your cell phone or you can forget flying. That's the message from the TSA to international travelers. It's part of a plan to tighten security for those coming into the US.
Homeland Security Arrests Dozens Of Suspected Gang MembersCleaning the streets. Homeland Security agents arrest more than two dozen suspected gang members in Maryland.
Homeland Security Arrests More Than 600 Gang SuspectsMore than 600 suspected gang members have been arrested in the Homeland Security Department's latest crackdown on street gangs, Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials said Thursday.
Janet Napolitano Resigns As Homeland Security Sec.; Could Gov. O'Malley Replace Her?Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano resigns to oversee the University of California system. While President Barack Obama praises her service---she has been Homeland Security Secretary since 2009---questions are already raised about who will take her place.
Fire Dept. Gets $1.5M Grant For Heart MonitorsU.S. Department of Homeland Security has awarded a nearly $1.5 million grant to the Baltimore Fire Department to buy 75 monitor/defibrillators.
Ex-DHS Official Pleads Guilty To Taking BribesA former regional director in the Department of Homeland Security has pleaded guilty to accepting more than $12,000 in bribes from a Virginia contractor.
Congress Funds Surveillance Planes In HagerstownU.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski says Congress has approved $43 million to continue production of border-patrol planes in Hagerstown.
Frederick Community College Gets $1M GrantFrederick Community College says it has received a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
New D.C. Homeland Security Head Targets Cyber AttackChristopher Geldart was welcomed by the threatof heavy rains and tornadoes on his first day as D.C.'s new homeland security director. But as the worst weather skirted the city, Geldart picked up the phone to offer aid to his counterparts in harder-hit Montgomery County, Md., and turned the storm into an internal drill for his own staff.