HSRD

The Homeland Security Research Division (HSRD) is the research unit within RAND that houses the Homeland Security Operational Analysis Center, an FFRDC operated by RAND under contract with the Department of Homeland Security. HSRD also serves as the platform by which RAND communicates relevant research from across its units with the broader homeland security enterprise.

Explore RAND's Work on Homeland Security Issues

  • Brochure

    HSOAC Annual Report 2016–2017

    May 7, 2018

    The Homeland Security Operational Analysis Center (HSOAC) provides the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with independent and objective analysis in support of policy development, decisionmaking, alternative approaches, and new ideas on issues of significance. The HSOAC 2016–2017 Annual Report offers an overview of HSOAC capabilities and highlights how RAND is supporting the DHS mission.

  • Report

    U.S. Coast Guard Faces Capability Gaps in the Arctic

    Apr 11, 2018

    It is becoming more important to determine how to operate in the Arctic, given changing climate conditions and the potential for increased activity that may demand more frequent U.S. government presence. Identifying gaps in capabilities now could help the U.S. Coast Guard mitigate future challenges.

  • Report

    Analysis of the Coast Guard Cost Estimating Workforce

    Apr 11, 2018

    What gaps exist in Coast Guard cost-estimating ability? What alternatives are available to bridge those gaps?

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