U.S. Senate report on Fusion Centers

A fed­er­al do­mest­ic se­cur­ity ef­fort to help state and loc­al law en­force­ment catch ter­ror­ists by set­ting up more than 70 in­form­a­tion-shar­ing cen­ters around the coun­try has threatened civil liber­ties while do­ing little to com­bat ter­ror­ism, a two-year ex­am­in­a­tion by a Sen­ate sub­com­mit­tee found. An em­bargo on pub­lish­ing this re­port was lif­ted early.

Published: Oct. 2, 2012
Sources: U.S. Senate’s Permanent Subcommitte on Investigations | Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

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