The Oklahoma Information Fusion Center will serve as the focal point for the collection, assessment, analysis and dissemination of terrorism intelligence and other criminal activity information relating to Oklahoma.
|Oklahoma Governor, Mary Fallin signed Executive Order 2011-39, dated August 31, 2011 that authorizes the Oklahoma Office of Homeland Security to develop a State Information Fusion Center. The Oklahoma Office of Homeland Security created a Governance Board to provide strategic direction, ensure objectives are achieved, risks are managed appropriately and resources are used responsibly. The order also directs the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation to manage the Oklahoma Information Fusion Center and to make resources available to all participating local, state, tribal and federal agencies.|
Click the seal to view the Executive Order.
The OIFC monitors the world for events that may have an affect on Oklahoma. There are lessons to be learned from each incident that will help the OIFC prepare for and prevent a similar incident.
When an event occurs, analysts look for
answers to the following questions:
“How could the event affect Oklahoma?”
“Could a similar event occur in Oklahoma?”
“Does Oklahoma have similar criminal groups?”
“Are the resources used in the attack available in Oklahoma?”
“What can Oklahoma do to prevent a similar incident?”
Fusion Center Goals
To establish and maintain an information clearinghouse designed to accept and appropriately process intelligence information provided by law enforcement agencies, public safety agencies, private sector, and concerned citizens.
To provide informative reports and intelligence assessments, both strategic and tactical, to be used in strengthening homeland security initiatives in Oklahoma and the United States.
To act as a force multiplier and support structure for existing Emergency Operations Centers charged with coordinating Oklahoma's response to significant man-made incidents and natural disasters.
"We search for the truth..."