fusion centers

Public Safety
7:53 am
Thu September 20, 2012

ACLU Has Concerns About Post-9/11 Initiative

ACLU attorney Adam Schwartz

“Fusion” centers built after the 2001 terrorist attacks are intended to “fuse” various police agencies and objectives. It’s a place for local, state and federal law enforcement to jointly gather, share and store intelligence. But a new report from the American Civil Liberties Union alleges Illinois’ two fusion centers lack appropriate privacy safeguards.

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