Fusion Centers in the Media
State and major urban area fusion centers (fusion centers) are highlighted in several publications. The following selection of articles provides additional context describing the role, value, and future of fusion centers.
Please note: Some of the Web sites listed below are not federal government Web sites, and may not necessarily operate under the same laws, regulations and policies as federal Web sites.
· Local Policing: Expanding Reach With Limited Resources through Fusion Center - by Ray Guidetti
· Best Defense - by Rick Salyers and Troy Lutrick
· The Changing Face of Terror in the U.S. [A3] - by Jim McKay
· DHS Office of Intelligence and Analysis: Supporting the Front Lines of Homeland Security: Renewed Emphasis Designed to Improve Service to State and Major Urban Area Fusion Centers - by Bart R. Johnson, Principal Deputy Undersecretary for Intelligence and Analysis, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
· From the Secretary: Meeting the Homeland Security Needs of State, Local, and Tribal Law Enforcement [A5] - by Janet Napolitano, Secretary, Department of Homeland Security, Washington, D.C.
· Fusion Centers: Engaging Law Enforcement in the Nation's Homeland Security Enterprise - by Bart Johnson- by Bart R. Johnson, Principal Deputy Undersecretary for Intelligence and Analysis, Department of Homeland Security
· Fusion Centers: Function and Future [A7] - Hosted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Program, the Homeland Security Studies and Analysis Institute, and the Homeland Security Systems Engineering and Development Institute
· Fusion Centers: Strengthening the Nation's Homeland Security Enterprise - by Bart R. Johnson, Principal Deputy Undersecretary for Intelligence and Analysis, Department of Homeland Security
· Fusion Centers: Tough Tightrope - by Philip Leggiere
· Fusion Liaison Officer Programs: Effective Sharing of Information to Prevent Crime and Terrorism[A10] - by Kevin Saupp, Section Chief for Prevention and Protection, National Preparedness Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security; and Co-manager, Joint DHS/DOJ Fusion Process Technical Assistance Program, Washington, D.C.
· Improving Criminal Intelligence Sharing[A11] : How the Criminal Intelligence Coordinating Council Supports Law Enforcement and Homeland Security - by Ronald E. Brooks, Director, Northern California Regional Intelligence Center; and Chair, Criminal Intelligence Coordinating Council
· Indian Country Key to Security - By Carol Berry
· Intelligence-Led Policing: A Strategic Framework - by Ray Guidetti, Lieutenant, New Jersey State Police Newark, New Jersey; and Thomas J. Martinelli, Adjunct Professor, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
· It's Vegas, Baby! And what happens in Vegas is filtered through unique layers of security that revolve around the fusion center[k14] - by Jim McKay, Editor, and Elaine Pittman, Associate Editor
· Nationwide SAR Initiative Delivers Value to Fusion Centers - by Doug Keyer, Captain, New York State Police, and Director, New York State Intelligence Center; and Lehew W. Miller III, Lieutenant, Virginia State Police, and Director, Virginia Fusion Center
· New York State's Counterterrorism Zone 4: A Model of Interagency Cooperation to Fight Terrorism[A16] - by Captain Michael F. Cahill Jr., New York State Police, Troop F, Middletown, New York; Sheriff James Kralik, Rockland County Sheriff, New City, New York; Chief Robert Van Cura, South Nyack Grand View, New York, Police Department; and Chief Todd Hazard, Town of Cornwall, New York, Police Department
· Preventing the Next Terror Attack[A17] - by Michael Wagers, PhD, Director, State and Provincial Police Directorate, IACP; and Tim Bryan, Program Manager, Information Sharing Initiatives, IACP
· Rethinking the Purpose of Fusion Centers - by Raymond Guidetti, Lieutenant, New Jersey State Police, Newark, New Jersey
· Underscoring the Importance of Fusion Centers - by Mark A. Marshall, Chief of Police, Smithfield Police Department, Smithfield, Virginia