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DHS officials vow to bring up low morale scores on federal survey

DHS officials vow to bring up low morale scores on federal survey

With the already-low morale at the Department of Homeland Security continuing to fall, Secretary Jeh Johnson is vowing to improve the situation at the 240,000-person agency.

The 13-year-old department, created after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, ranked last among large agencies in the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey. The full results of the survey were released by the Office of Personnel Management this month.

"I am disappointed but not discouraged," Johnson said. "We will not give up."

The department, which includes U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the Transportation Security Administration, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and...

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