Major Events Division

The Major Events Division (MED) is responsible for all major events that exceed the capabilities and resources of a patrol division. The division is also responsible for providing planning, coordination, and training for civil defense and homeland security operations and managing the Special Duty unit. The MED is comprised of the Scheduled Events and the Unscheduled Events Sections.

Scheduled Events

The Scheduled Events Section deals with planned events that we want to happen (e.g., parades, Honolulu Marathon, etc.).

The Scheduled Events Section is comprised of the following elements:

Unscheduled Events

The Unscheduled Events Section deals with large-scale, natural or man-made events that can occur with little or no warning (e.g., tsunamis, earthquakes, terrorism-related incidents, etc.).

The Unscheduled Events Section is comprised of the following elements:

Anti-Terrorism Intelligence Unit

The mission of the Honolulu Police Department’s Antiterrorism Intelligence Unit (ATIU) is to ensure the safety of our citizens by deterring any acts of terrorism in the City and County of Honolulu, State of Hawaii.

Through the partnerships with state, local, and federal agencies involved in the Joint Terrorism Task Force – Pacific, we are committed to preventing the execution of terrorist acts, disrupting terrorist activities, dismantling terrorist support networks, and assisting the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in pursuing criminal prosecution.

Targets of terrorism may include

What should I consider suspicious activity?

Here are some indicators of possible terrorist activity.

What should I do?

Report the suspicious activity as soon as possible.

What information is helpful?

Any information you provide will be helpful--the more information the better.


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