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Division Director
Thomas MacLellan | profile
Program Director
Jeffrey S. McLeod | profile
Senior Policy Analyst
Alisha Powell | profile
Senior Policy Analyst
Leah Wavrunek | profile

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Homeland Security & Public Safety Division

Highlights

July 28, 2014

As part of governors’ ongoing effort to reduce prescription drug abuse, the National Governors Association (NGA) today announced the selection of four additional states Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina and Wisconsin to participate in a policy academy on the topic.

February 20, 2014

As states work to adopt systems that effectively share correctional information, the National Governors Association (NGA) today announced the selection of three states—Illinois, Iowa and Tennessee—to receive a grant to participate in the Cross Boundary Corrections Information Exchange Policy Academy.

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The NGA Center for Best Practices Homeland Security & Public Safety Division provides information, research, policy analysis, technical assistance and resource development for governors and their staff about emerging policy trends across a range of homeland security and public safety issues. Current issues include cybersecurity, prescription drug abuse, public safety broadband, sentencing and corrections reform, homeland security grant reform, justice information-sharing, and public health preparedness.

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