In chapter 7, The Follow up Investigation and Investigative Resources following the section on Special techniques and Resources there is a new and changed section titled “Fusion centers, Intelligence units, and Analytical technologies”. It features some content from prior editions but includes the Fusion center.
Fusion centers, Intelligence units, and Analytical Technologies – new
Following 9/11 it was widely concluded that if the isolated parcels of information known about the terrorists and their activities had been pooled before the attacks, then the attacks may have been disrupted. As part of the overall response Fusion centers, staffed by multiple federal state and local agencies, the private sector and in some instances tribal personnel have been created across the nation.
FC’s have resulted in a convergence of crime analysis and intelligence to produce real time immediately actionable information
Attorney Ronald. A. Sellon