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Homeland Security Secretary emphasises importance of economical security measures through statement

Published on 24 March, 2010

Statement issued Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano
The Secretary stated that the Department of Homeland Security will redeploy $50 million of Recovery Act funding
Janet Napolitano, Secretary, Department of Homeland Security, stated: "Not only do we have an obligation to secure our borders, we have a responsibility to do so in the most cost effective way possible. The system of sensors and cameras along the Southwest border known as SBInet has been plagued with cost overruns and missed deadlines. Effective immediately, the Department of Homeland Security will redeploy $50 million of Recovery Act funding originally allocated for the SBInet Block 1 to other tested, commercially available security technology along the Southwest border, including mobile surveillance, thermal imaging devices, ultra-light detection, backscatter units, mobile radios, cameras and laptops for pursuit vehicles, and remote video surveillance system enhancements. Additionally, we are freezing all SBInet funding beyond SBInet Block 1's initial deployment to the Tucson and Ajo regions until the assessment I ordered in January is completed."

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