Arizona Department of Homeland Security

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Arizona
Department of Homeland Security
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Agency overview

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Type Department of Homeland Security
Jurisdiction Arizona
Headquarters Phoenix, AZ[1]
Agency executive Gilbert Orrantia[2], Director
Website http://www.azdohs.gov/

The Arizona Department of Homeland Security (AZDOHS) is a state agency with the executive branch of the Arizona State government designed to develop, coordinate, and implement of a state policy to secure the State of Arizona from terrorist threat or attack. AZDOHS manages federal homeland security grants related to terrorism prevention and hazard management.[3]

Arizona is divided into five homeland security regions grouped together by counties:[4]

  • Central Region: Maricopa County
  • East Region: Gila, Graham, Greenlee and Pinal Counties
  • North Region: Apache, Coconino and Navajo Counties
  • South Region: Cochise, Pima, Santa Cruz and Yuma Counties
  • West Region: La Paz, Mohave and Yavapai Counties

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact". Arizona Department of Homeland Security. Retrieved 17 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "Gilbert M. Orrantia". Arizona Department of Homeland Security. Retrieved 17 February 2012. 
  3. ^ "About". Arizona Department of Homeland Security. Retrieved 17 February 2012. 
  4. ^ "Arizona Department of Homeland Security State Homeland Security Strategy 2011 - 2014" (PDF). Arizona Department of Homeland Security. February 28, 2011. Retrieved 17 February 2012.