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IACP 2012: Napolitano, San Diego Chief Welcome Attendees

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, one of several speakers to open the 119th IACP conference in San Diego, also announced a new training portal to help law local law enforcement counter violent extremism.

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Feds Name NYPD Deputy Chief, Iowa Sheriff To Broadband Panel

A New York City deputy chief and Iowa sheriff will join a 15-member panel that will establish a nationwide broadband network for public safety, acting U.S. Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank announced Monday.

Obama Administration Grants Immunity To Young Illegals

The Obama Administration will stop deporting and issue work permits to as many as 800,000 young illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as children and have never committed a crime.

Iraqis, Grenades, and Mexican Cartels

In a federal indictment charging the suspects, it was alleged that the center of their criminal operation was an Iraqi social club in El Cajon, and authorities say the suspects distributed drugs supplied by Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel to the Detroit area.

Feds Create Border Security Index

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said her department is developing a comprehensive index to measure Southwest border security in a new way that looks deeper into the quality of life of Americans who live near Mexico.

Napolitano: New Terror Alerts Provide More Threat Details

The system, which was unveiled by Napolitano on Wednesday, will list threats as "elevated" or "imminent" rather than using colors green (low threat), blue (guarded), yellow (elevated), orange (high), and red (severe), reports Fox News.

Napolitano Unaware of ICE Agent's Link to Letting Guns 'Walk'

Homeland Security Chief Janet Napolitano told U.S. senators conducting Judiciary Committee hearings that she was not aware of her agency's controversial involvement in an ATF operation that let guns reach Mexican drug cartels.

Napolitano Claims U.S.-Mexico Border Is Secure

While visiting El Paso, the homeland security secretary cited FBI statistics showing that violent crime rates in Southwest border counties are down 30% over the last two decades and are "among the lowest in the nation."

Feds Give $30 Million to Local LE Agencies for Border Security

The $30 million in grant funding announced on Tuesday will go to law enforcement agencies along the border for overtime, travel and other costs, according to Homeland Security officials.

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3 California Counties to Check Immigration Status as Inmates Enter Jail

Los Angeles, Ventura and San Diego will become the first counties in California to begin checking the immigration status of all inmates booked into jail as part of a national effort to identify and deport more illegal immigrants with criminal records.