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Building Community Partnerships
This fact sheet provides an overview of the Building Community Partnerships (BCP) initiative, which was established to assist fusion centers and law enforcement agencies in engaging with and developing productive relationships with the critical sector and community stakeholders they serve to enable partnerships in the protection of critical infrastructure and the prevention of crime and terrorism.
The Police Chief Magazine, February 2012 Edition
The NSI is featured on page 6 under the President's Message section of the official publication of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, as well as mentioned throughout the publication. The February 2012 edition also includes a variety of SAR-related articles.
Unified Message
This Unified Message document was created to help clarify a unified approach to the process of reporting and sharing of information related to suspicious activity.
Attorney General Eric Holder Highlights the NSI at the International Association of Chiefs of Police Annual Conference (October 24, 2011)
IAEM Bulletin, October 2011 Edition
The NSI is featured on page 14 of the official newsletter of the International Association of Emergency Managers.
Government Executive Magazine – "ANALYSIS: Managing Technology Field Fusion" (September 1, 2011)
Emergency Management Magazine, May/June 2011 Edition
The NSI is featured in the "Last Word" section (page 74).
"If You See Something, Say Something™" Campaign
In March 2011, Secretary Napolitano launched DHS's new "If You See Something, Say Something™" public awareness video, available here. The "If You See Something, Say Something™" campaign and video are based on a simple and effective program to engage the public to identify and report indicators of terrorism, crime, and other threats to the proper transportation and law enforcement authorities.
Government Computer News – "The Tech That Makes Anti-Terrorism Tip Lines Effective" (March 7, 2011)
The Wall Street Journal Study – Early Detection Is Necessary to Prevent Terrorism
Updated Privacy Policy Review Process
This document details the new privacy policy review process. It has been recently modified to support fusion centers and expedite the finalization of their privacy policies.
Expansion of the "If You See Something, Say Something™" Initiative
On September 1, 2010, DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano visited the Tennessee Fusion Center (TFC) in Nashville, Tennessee. During her visit, she participated in the Southern Shield meeting, met with Tennessee law enforcement leaders, and toured the TFC. Secretary Napolitano later hosted a press conference during which she announced the expansion of the "If You See Something, Say Something™" campaign to fusion centers across the Southeast.
NSI Partnership With Amtrak Fact Sheet
This fact sheet highlights the progress that Amtrak has made with implementing the SAR process, resulting in enhanced security of its rail system in order to prevent terrorist attacks. An overview of the partnership between Amtrak and the NSI and DHS is featured, as well as a brief overview of the NSI.
"If You See Something, Say Something™" Initiative
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Press Office disseminated this press release highlighting the nationwide "If You See Something, Say Something™" campaign, the new partnership with Amtrak, and the swearing-in of Mr. John Pistole as the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator in New York City.

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