TITLE

United we stand

AUTHOR(S)
Johnson, Bart R.
PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
Urgent Communications;Oct2011, Vol. 29 Issue 10, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the important role of fusion centers in the partnership between the U.S. federal government, state, local, tribal and territorial law-enforcement and homeland security. Fusion centers can gather and receive related information and access to suspicious activity reporting. They are partners with related groups at all levels of the government, such as the Joint Terrorism Task Forces. They also participate in two programs of the Department of Homeland Security.
ACCESSION #
66809157

 

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