The Northern Marianas Islands is one of 20 states or territories that have had no terrorism convictions since Sept. 11, 2001, according to the Justice Department. It is also one of 15 states and territories that the Department of Homeland Security and U.S. intelligence agencies assess as having no specific foreign or domestic terrorism threat.
State security snapshot
Organizations working on homeland security and counterterrorism: 5
Organizations that started this work after 9/11: 1
The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands is the responsibility of the Joint Task Force-Homeland Defense (JTF-HD), a part of the U.S. Pacific Command, headquartered in Hawaii.
The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands does not have an organized fusion center.
A federal special adviser for homeland security is based in Saipan.
The FBI's Saipan resident agency is part of the Honolulu field office.
The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Emergency Management Office (CNMIEMO) in Saipan is the agency for coordinating disaster/emergency preparedness.
|Organization||City||Started since 9/11|
|USMS District of the Northern Mariana Islands (Marshals)|
|Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Citizen Corps Council||Saipan||x|
|RAC Saipan (ICE)||Saipan|
|Saipan Emergency Management Office||Saipan|
|Saipan Resident Agency (FBI)||Saipan|
|Public Safety||Floods; Hurricanes|
|Domestic Security||None identified.|