are we safer?
Students should be aware that websites often present only one view of an issue. Encourage students to think about and question websites as they are reviewing them. Some guiding questions they can use are: What did you learn from this site? What didn't you learn from this site? Who sponsors this site? What bias might the sponsor have? How current is the site?
Department of Homeland Security: State and Major Urban Area Fusion Centers
Los Angeles Times: "'Fusion centers' gather terrorism intelligence -- and much more"
Time: "Fusion Centers: Giving Cops Too Much Information?"
American Civil Liberties Union: "What's Wrong With Fusion Centers"
SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY REPORTS
Department of Justice: The Nationwide SAR Initiative
Department of Homeland Security: Privacy Impact Assessment
Transportation Security Administration: "Transportation Suspicious Incidents Report"
Department of Justice: "Suspicious Activity Reporting Process Implementation Checklist"
Center for Investigative Reporting: "Price of Peril"
TOP SECRET AMERICA
Washington Post: "Top Secret America"
PURCHASING THE FILM