Provide timely information and analysis necessary to prevent and protect against all threats.
- Provide situational awareness
- Provide situational understanding
- Produce and provide multi-agency intelligence assessments
- Assess risk and solve problems to reduce risk, sharing best practices and lessons learned
The Intelligence and Counterterrorism Division maintains several units that support the major activities of the Department: Intelligence (Texas Fusion Center, State Intelligence Team, Criminal Case Support, Critical Infrastructure Protection, Missing Persons and Missing Children Clearing House, and Crimes Against Children Center), and Counterterrorism (Texas Homeland Security Unit, and the Texas Suspicious Activity Reporting Network).