Homeland Security (HLS) Officer
Manages HLS and monitors and supports emergency services activities. This includes:
Works closely with the other operations staff officers to prevent duplication of effort and to ensure CAP presents one clear
voice to potential Homeland Security customers.
Develop agreements and maintain contact with state and local emergency management officials pertaining to HLS. Ensures
coordination with unit Emergency Services Officer regarding requirements.
Works closely with Emergency Services Officer to ensure unit resources are capable of responding to appropriate requests in
support of homeland security.
Monitors CAP training to ensure the HLS program is adequate to include, proper equipment (cameras, computers and radios,
etc.) and training to accomplish complete aerial and ground photo reconnaissance mission requests.
Monitors unit procedures for rapid alerting and assembling of unit personnel to support homeland security tasking
Monitors unit homeland security evaluations, training missions and exercises.
Know CAP’s homeland security responsibilities in all operational areas.
The homeland security officer should be familiar with CAP directives in the 60, 62, 66, 77 and 100 series; and applicable federal, state and local MOUs