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Government Safety and Security Organizations

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Department of Homeland Security (DHS) An organization created to secure the nation from threats. Security ranges from aviation and border security to emergency response. Their main goal is to keep America safe.
Department of State (State Department) A federal department that advises the President of the United States. They are the leader on foreign policy issues. They negotiate treaties and agreements with foreign entities, and represent the United States at the United Nations.
Department of Transportation (DOT) A department of the U.S. government, responsible for federal highway, air, railroad and other forms of transportation. They are responsible for all of the rules and laws that are implemented in public transportation.
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) An intelligence-driven and threat-focused national security organization with both intelligence and law enforcement responsibilities.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) A federal agency responsible for the enforcement of safety and health legislation. They are responsible for regulating safety and health legislation in the workplace.
National Security Agency (NSA) A federal agency responsible for the protection and exploitation of signals intelligence.
World Tourism Organization (WTO) A major international organization that promotes tourism. It has members from 155 counties and territories. It is a specialized agency of the United Nations.
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