An agreement between the departments of Defense and Homeland Security that calls for sharing some intelligence data with emergency operations centers nationwide is part of post-9/11 efforts to harden America against another terrorist attack, senior department officials said recently.
The more than 60 emergency operations centers — also known as “fusion centers” — are managed by state and local agencies.
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