This document was developed by the National Network of Fusion Centers (NNFC), in partnership with the ODNI’s Office of Partner Engagement-Information Sharing Environment (PE-ISE), the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the associations represented on the Criminal Intelligence Coordinating Council (CICC), to assist law enforcement agencies and fusion centers in understanding the lawful and appropriate use of open source information, focusing on social media. It is designed to help law enforcement agencies and analytic personnel understand the potential tools and resources available to support law enforcement operational and analytic activities, while ensuring that related privacy, civil rights, and civil liberties concerns are addressed.
Author: Criminal Justice Coordinating Council
Federal Sponsor Agency: Bureau of Justice Assistance and PM-ISE
Provider: Institute for Intergovernmental Research
Publication Date: July 2017