What is the St. Louis Fusion Center: Terrorism Early Warning Group, and why it is needed?
St. Louis Fusion Center: Terrorism Early Warning Group
is a public safety
partnership consisting of law enforcement, fire/emergency medical,
public health, and emergency management agencies, and private sector
areas that could be a target of terrorism. As a regional
intelligence fusion center, it provides a multi-jurisdictional,
multi-disciplinary approach to the collection, analysis and
dissemination of information used to detect, defend against, or respond
to acts of terrorism. Additionally, the St. Louis Fusion Center works
government and private organizations to identify and protect the
region's critical infrastructure and key resources through the
implementation of the National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP).
public/private partnership is committed to sharing and protecting
information in order to enhance the near and long term preparedness
capabilities of the St. Louis area.
and information sharing are the cornerstones of terrorism detection and
prevention, and regional intelligence capabilities are essential to
this effort. The concept of the fusion center evolved
to address the need for a more complete regional intelligence picture.
The St. Louis Fusion Center functions as a conduit for responsible communication between
federal, state and local public safety agencies, as well as concerned private sector entities.
New challenges demanding vigilance
With the cooperation of the law enforcement community, The fusion center will disseminate threat related intelligence from a single point for the purpose of creating a heightened situational awareness to law enforcement agencies and public entities charged with protecting our community, as well as private sector security when necessary.
The St. Louis Fusion Center: Terrorism Early Warning Group is an information sharing initiative owned and operated by the St. Louis Fusion Center.
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