Guam is assessed as having no specific foreign or domestic terrorism threat, according to the Department of Homeland Security and U.S. intelligence agencies. Guam has no metropolitan area that has been designated by the federal government as "high-threat, high-density" with regard to acts of terrorism. It is also one of 20 states and territories that had no terrorism-related convictions from Sept. 11, 2001, through March 2010, according to the Justice Department.
State security snapshot
Organizations working on homeland security and counterterrorism: 13
Organizations that started this work after 9/11: 5
For homeland security, Guam falls under Task Force Guam, a subordinate task force of the Joint Task Force - Homeland Defense (JTF-HD), a part of the U.S. Pacific Command, headquartered in Hawaii.
The Joint Terrorism Task Force Pacific annex, located in Agana Heights, is subordinate to the FBI's Honolulu field office. The U.S. attorney chairs an Anti-Terrorism Advisory Council (ATAC).
Guam is a member of the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) and the Western States Information Network (WSIN).
Guam does not have a formal fusion center.
Guam's homeland security is the responsibility of the Office of Civil Defense. A designated federal homeland security adviser is located in Hagatna.
The Guam Police Department is the territory-wide law enforcement agency. The FBI's Guam resident agency is part of the Honolulu field office.
The Office of Civil Defense, part of the Department of Military Affairs, is the territory agency for coordinating disaster/emergency preparedness. The Guam Emergency Response Plan has an annex dealing with civil unrest but not with terrorism.
|Organization||City||Started since 9/11|
|Guam ATAC (U.S. Attorney)||x|
|USAO District of Guam (U.S. Attorney)|
|Guam Homeland Security (Guam Office of Civil Def.)||Agana Heights||x|
|JTTF Pacific Annex (FBI)||Agana Heights||x|
|AFOSI Det 602 (Air Force)||Andersen AFB|
|Guam Police Department||Barrigada|
|94th Civil Support Team (Nat'l Guard)||Ft. Juan Muna||x|
|Guam Adjutant General (TAG)||Ft. Juan Muna|
|Guam National Guard JFHQ||Ft. Juan Muna||x|
|USMS District of Guam (Marshals)||Hagatna|
|Guam Resident Agency (FBI)||Maite|
|RAC Guam (ICE)||Maite|
|Mongmong Satellite Office (ATF)||Mongmong|
|Public Safety||Earthquakes; Floods; Landslide and debris flow; Tsunamis|
|Domestic Security||None identified|