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Christopher Geldart, director of the District of Columbia homeland security and emergency management agency, poses for a portrait at the agency's office in Washington, Friday, June 15, 2012. (Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo)
Christopher Geldart, director of the District of Columbia homeland security and emergency management agency, poses for a portrait at the agency's office in Washington, Friday, June 15, 2012. (Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo)
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How safe are American cities? Since the attacks in Paris on Friday, cities across the United States have been on alert. On Monday, an unverified ISIS video threatened to strike Washington, D.C.

Here & Now's Indira Lakshmanan speaks with Christopher Geldart, the Homeland Security director for the District of Columbia, about how his team is managing security in the nation's capital.

Guest

  • Christopher Geldart, director of the Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency for Washington, D.C.

This segment aired on November 18, 2015.

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