Report Slams Counterterrorism 'Fusion Centers'

Oct 3, 2012
Originally published on October 3, 2012 4:40 pm

After a two-year investigation, a Senate report released Wednesday criticizes the Department of Homeland Security's "fusion centers" as ineffective, expensive, and encroaching on civil liberties. The centers were created after Sept. 11 to improve communication between federal counter-terrorism agents and state and local law enforcement. A department spokesman called the report flawed.