Fusion Center Law and Legal Definition
A fusion center is a terrorism prevention and response center created as a joint project between the Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs between 2003 and 2007.
The purpose of a fusion center is to promote information sharing at the federal level between agencies such as the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Department of Justice, US Military and state and local level government. The fusion centers gather information not only from government sources, but also from their partners in the private sector.
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- Area Health Education Center Program (AHECP)
- Assessment Center [Education]
- Base Defense Operations Center (BDOC)
- Biometric Center of Excellence [BCOE]
- Call Center
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