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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers detain a suspect as they conduct a targeted enforcement operation in Los Angeles, California, U.S. on February 7, 2017. Picture taken on February 7, 2017.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers detain a suspect as they conduct a targeted enforcement operation in Los Angeles, California, U.S. on February 7, 2017. Picture taken on February 7, 2017. | (Photo: REUTERS/U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement/Courtesy Charles Reed)

In response to the controversy over the Trump administration's immigration policies, the Department of Homeland Security employees have seen an uptick in violent threats, according to an ABC Radio report published Monday.

These threats have centered on Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents, and have included both online statements as well as one DHS official reporting that someone left a decapitated animal carcass on their front porch.

"People can disagree on policy," said ICE spokeswoman Liz Johnson in a statement given to ABC News, "but it is unconscionable to target our employees and advocate violence against federal law enforcement officers."

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