Questions/Observations For PATCONs and Other ‘Continuity of Freedom’ Operations

Questions/Observations For PATCONs and Other ‘Continuity of Freedom’ Operations


As commented here:

Why dont we stop the circle jerk for a minute and ask some questions?

I had planned to talk about this at our PATCON but what the fuck now is as good a time as any.

Lets divide the terrain into three segments:
– Urban
– Suburban
– Rural

Now as have said in other posts where do most of us live?

Urban and Suburban. That’s most of the US not FREEFOR specifically.

Look at the voting for those terrain types and this will give you a good idea of the political ideology predominate in these areas.

We can condense this down simplistically into the following

Urban = progressive Free Shit Army and the top ruling elitist
Suburban = mix of all groups
Rural = conservative to libertarian small government types

Now this is not a scientific survey it’s a generalization.

If you look at this terrain and the inhabitants you can begin to formulate an assessment. The Urban inhabitants cannot be convinced that their positions are wrong. They do not put any weight into the immorality of government purposes and methods. The Rural inhabitants don’t need to be convinced because even though many of them do leech off of others via farm subsidies and such when those dry up they will be just fine getting along on their own. It is the suburban inhabitants that must be convinced that the current system is unsustainable. They must be convinced to get off the fence and make the changes that need to be made. When the battle lines are drawn they will fall right in the middle of that suburban metro area on a house to house basis.

So how do we address the fence sitters?

We must demonstrate to them that the government does not have their best interests in mind. We must demonstrate that government only has the power that we let it have over us. That is our strategic goal. To clearly define the illegitimacy of government. The second strategic goal is to replace that government with a system that more closely shelters the classic liberties of the citizens. A system founded on the values of the DoI.

Those are broad strategic goals and from here on out it has to be a little more specific to your AO.

The Operational constraints that you stay within are to focus activity to achieve the strategic goals. Currently those constraints should be limited to Sustainment and Shaping operations. They should prohibit the initiation of deadly force (combat operations). These constraints serve to guide the Operational goals since FREEFOR has no upper level leadership to establish intent and the constraints.

So we can make some general operational goals that do not pertain to a specific area:
– Gather intel on local areas.
– Build networks with other local groups.
– Establish supply chains.
– Establish safe houses and a network of escape.
– Conduct direct actions that shape the battle space and support the strategic goals.
– Control the message.

That’s as far down as we can go without getting more area specific. Those operational guidelines should be used to develop the tactics in your tool box.

Right now given these constraints none of what has been discussed in this thread would be a viable response.

As I have said however we may cross the line that makes those viable tactics.

For example, let us suppose that a suburban inhabitant is falsely raided by the OPFOR. Their current philosophy is not know but FREEFOR can utilize the incident to further its Strat and OP goals. FREEFOR can begin an escalating campaign of response to the incident. Beginning with low level tactics like flyers and graffiti. As the campaign builds feedback from the local inhabitants can be judged. If sufficient outraged is built then a direct action could be undertaken towards the OPFOR that initiated the raid. If the raid was particularly violent or resulted in a death then the action taken could be violent and destructive.

Right now efforts would be made to insure that no loss of life occurs but in the future the outrage may be sufficient that those efforts could be reduced.

Okay lets discuss….

Fusion Center Locations Revealed

http://publicintelligence.net/fusion-center-locations-revealed/

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Location of the Arizona Counter Terrorism Intelligence Center. Photo from Bing Maps.

Public Intelligence

Since 9/11, the U.S. Government has engaged in a multibillion-dollar effort to construct a domestic intelligence network for the ostensible purpose of combating terrorism, criminal activity and violent extremism.  One of the central components of this system is the network of “fusion centers” that have sprung up around the country over the last several years.  These entities integrate local law enforcement with a state’s police force, Department of Justice, or Office of Emergency Management and are designed to facilitate law enforcement intelligence activities throughout the jurisdiction, providing federal authorities access to local information and databases, while simultaneously allowing federal agencies to disseminate classified intelligence materials to local authorities.   There are almost always federal representatives present in local fusion centers and Secretary of Homeland Security Napolitano has recently testified that DHS is “committed to having an officer in each fusion center.”  Most fusion centers also work with representatives of the private sector, particularly those industries related to so-called “critical infrastructure and key resources.”

Due to past examples of fusion centers vastly overstepping their original mandates, including monitoring political events, bumper sticker preferences and even constitutionally-protected protest activities, many civil-rights organizations have worked to monitor fusion centers and their activities.  However, public scrutiny has proved difficult in most cases as the majority of fusion centers operate in a highly secretive manner without revealing who works for them, what government agencies they work with or what their basic capabilities are.  Many lack websites or any sort of public presence and information about their activities is often unavailable from official sources.  There is no national authority overseeing their activities and many fusion centers even lack basic privacy policies concerning the collection of information on law-abiding citizens.  Some states have even worked to exempt fusion center activities from public records requests.  In fact, the majority of fusion centers have failed to even identify their most basic attribute: their physical location.  Instead, many fusion centers simply provide a mailing address that leads to a post office box or generic government building.  Some fusion centers do not even provide an address.

Public Intelligence has acquired a dataset that identifies the actual physical locations of nearly all of the 72 DHS-recognized fusion centers operating in the country today.  The information, which includes physical addresses, phone numbers, as well as email addresses for all of the fusion centers, is believed to have been compiled and distributed throughout the Homeland Security Information Network, a government information portal for “information sharing and collaboration between federal, state, local, tribal, territorial, private sector, and international partners engaged in the homeland security mission.”  Given the incomplete nature of information distributed previously by EPIC, the ACLU, and other groups attempting to document fusion center activities, this information is of great importance for working towards transparency in an area of domestic surveillance that remains largely unreported.

 

State Name of Fusion Center Mailing Address Physical Address Phone Number Email
Alabama Alabama Fusion Center Post Office Box 1511 Montgomery, AL 36102 201 S Union St Montgomery, AL 36104 (334) 517-2660 fusioncenter@afc.alacop.gov
Alaska Alaska Information and Analysis Center (AKIAC) 101 East Sixth Avenue Anchorage, AK 99501 101 East Sixth Avenue Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 265-8123 akiac@alaska.gov
Arizona Arizona Counter Terrorism Information Center (ACTIC) Post Office Box 6638 Phoenix, AZ 85005 16212 N 28th Ave Phoenix, AZ 85053 (877) 272-8329 actic@azdps.gov
Arkansas Arkansas State Fusion Center 1 State Police Plaza Drive Little Rock, AR 72209 1 State Police Plaza Drive Little Rock, AR 72209 arfusioncenter@asp.arkansas.gov
California Orange County Intelligence Assessment Center 2644 Santiago Canyon Road Silverado, CA 92676-9791 2644 Santiago Canyon Road Silverado, CA 92676-9791 (714) 628-3024 ociac@ocsd.org
California Los Angeles Joint Regional Intelligence Center (LAJRIC) 12440 East Imperial Highway Norwalk, CA 90650 12440 East Imperial Highway Norwalk, CA 90650 (562) 345-1100 jric@lajric.gov
California Northern California Regional Intelligence Center (NCRIC) P.O. Box 36102 San Francisco, CA 94102 450 Golden Gate Ave., 14th Floor San Francisco, CA 94102 (866) 367-8847 dutyofficer@ncric.org
California Central California Intelligence Center/Sacramento Regional Terrorism Threat Assessment Center 3720 Dudley Blvd. McClellan, CA 95652 (888) 884-8383 sacrttac@sacsheriff.com
California State Terror Threat Assessment Center Post Office Box 944255 Sacramento, CA 94244 3741 Bleckley St. Mather, CA 95655 (916) 227-1280 ohsdutyanalyst@ohs.ca.gov
California San Diego Law Enforcement Coordination Center (SD-LECC) 4181 Ruffin Road San Diego, CA 92123 (858) 495-7200 rttac@sdrttac.org
Colorado Colorado Information Analysis Center 690 Kipling Street Lakewood, CO 80215 690 Kipling Street Lakewood, CO 80215 (877) 509-2422 ciac@ciac.co.gov
Connecticut Connecticut Intelligence Center (CTIC) 600 State Street New Haven, CT 06511 600 State Street New Haven, CT 06511 (203) 777-6311 ctic@nespin.riss.net
Delaware Delaware Information Analysis Center Post Office Box 430 Dover, DE 19904 1575 McKee Rd. Dover, DE 19904 (302) 739-5996 diac@state.de.us
District of Columbia Washington Regional Threat and Analysis Center 2720 Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, S.E., Washington, D.C. 20032 300 Indiana Ave NW Washington, DC 20001 (202) 481-3007 wrtac@dc.gov
Florida Florida Fusion Center P.O. Box 1489 Tallahassee, FL 32302 2331 Phillips Road Tallahassee, FL 32308 (850) 410-7645 floridafusioncenter@fdle.state.fl.us
Florida Miami Dade Fusion Center 11200 NW 20th St Doral, FL 33172 (305) 470-3880 ioc@mdpd.com
Florida Central Florida Intelligence Exchange (CFIX) PO Box 608423 Orlando, Florida 32860 6643 Hazeltine National Drive Orlando, FL 32860 ctic@fdle.state.fl.us
Georgia Georgia Information Sharing and Analysis Center (GISAC) Post Office Box 29649 Atlanta, GA 30359 2635 Century Parkway, N.E. Atlanta, GA 39345 (404) 486-6420 generalinfo@gisac.gbi.ga.gov
Hawaii Pacific Regional Information Clearinghouse 500 Ala Moana Blvd. Honolulu, HI 96813 500 Ala Moana Blvd. Honolulu, HI 96813 (800) 952-5258 pacclear@hi.hidta.net
Idaho Idaho Criminal Intelligence Center 700 S Stratford Dr, Meridian, Ada, Idaho 83642 700 S Stratford Dr, Meridian, Ada, Idaho 83642 (208) 846-7676 icic@fusion.idaho.gov
Illinois Statewide Terrorism & Intelligence Center (STIC) 2100 S. Dirksen Parkway Springfield, IL 62703 2100 S. Dirksen Parkway Springfield, IL 62703 (877) 455-7842 stic@isp.state.il.us
Indiana Indiana Intelligence Fusion Center 302 W. Washington Street Room E243 Indianapolis, IN 46204 302 W. Washington Street Room E243 Indianapolis, IN 46204 (866) 400-4432 iifc@iifc.in.gov
Iowa Iowa Fusion Center 215 East 7th Street Des Moines, Iowa 50319 215 East 7th Street Des Moines, Iowa 50319 (800) 308-5983 inthsin@dps.state.ia.us
Kansas Kansas Threat Integration Center (KSTIC) 2722 Southwest Topeka Blvd Topeka, KS 66611 2722 Southwest Topeka Blvd Topeka, KS 66611 (785) 2741503 kstic@tag.ks.gov
Kentucky Kentucky Fusion Center Post Office Box 1757 Frankfort, KY 40602 200 Mero St Frankfort, KY 40622 (502) 564-2081 fusioncenter@ky.gov
Louisiana Louisiana State Analytical and Fusion Exchange (LA-SAFE) 376A East Airport, Baton Rouge, LA 70806 376A East Airport, Baton Rouge, LA 70806 (225) 925-1978 lafusion.center@dps.la.gov
Maine Maine Intelligence Analysis Center 45 Commerce Drive, Suite 1 Augusta, ME 04330 164 State House Station Augusta, ME 04330 (207) 624-7280 miac@nespin.riss.net
Maryland Maryland Coordination and Analysis Center (MCAC) 7125 Ambassador Road Woodlawn, MD 21244 (800) 492-8477 mdwatch@leo.gov
Massachusetts Boston Regional Intelligence Center (BRIC) One Schroeder Plaza Roxbury, MA 2120 (617) 353-4328 bric.bpd@ci.boston.ma.us
Massachusetts Commonwealth Fusion Center 124 Acton Street, 2d Floor Maynard, MA 01754 124 Acton Street, 2d Floor Maynard, MA 01754 (978) 451-3700 fusion@pol.state.ma.us
Michigan Michigan Intelligence Operations Center 714 S. Harrison Road East Lansing, MI 48823 (877) 616-4677 mioc@michigan.gov
Michigan Detroit Southeast Michigan Information and Intelligence Center 28 Adams Ave E Detroit, MI 48226 (313) 976-4625
Minnesota Minnesota Joint Analytical Center Suite 820 111 Washington Avenue South Minneapolis, MN 55401 (612) 373-2840 info@icefishx.org
Mississippi Mississippi Analysis and Information Center 1 MEMA Drive Pearl, MS 39208 1 MEMA Drive Pearl, MS 39208 (601) 933-7200 msaic@mdps.state.ms.us
Missouri KC Regional TEW 635 Woodland Ave., Suite 2105B Kansas City, MO 64106 635 Woodland Ave., Suite 2105B Kansas City, MO 64106 (816) 889-6130 KCTEW@kcpd.org
Missouri Missouri Information Analysis Center 2302 Militia Drive Jefferson City, MO 65101 (866) 362-6422 miac@mshp.dps.mo.gov
Missouri St. Louis Terrorism Early Warning Group 7900 Forsyth Blvd St. Louis, MO 63105 (314) 615-4839 info@sltew.org
Montana Montana All-Threat Intelligence Center (MATIC) Post Office Box 4789 Ft. Harrison, MT 59636 2225 11th Ave Helena, MT 59601 (406) 444-1330 dojintel@mt.gov
Nebraska Nebraska Information Analysis Center 3800 NW 12th St Lincoln, NE 68521 (402) 479-4099 nefusioncenter@nebraska.gov
Nevada Nevada Threat Analysis Center 555 Wright Way Carson City, NV 89711 2478 Fairview Drive Carson City, NV 89701 (775) 687-0450 ntac@dps.state.nv.us
Nevada Southern Nevada Counter-Terrorism Center 6767 Spencer Street, Las Vegas Nevada 89119 6767 Spencer Street, Las Vegas Nevada (702) 828-2200 doc@lvmpd.com
New Hampshire New Hampshire Information and Analysis Center 110 Smokey Bear Blvd Concord, NH 03305 (603) 271-0300 NhspIntel@dos.nh.gov
New Jersey New Jersey Regional Operations Intelligence Center Post Office Box 7068 West Trenton, NJ 08628-0068 2 Schwarzkopf Drive West Trenton, NJ 08628 (866) 472-3365 roic@gw.njsp.org
New Mexico New Mexico All Source Intelligence Center (NMASIC) PO Box 27111 87502 13 Bataan Blvd., Santa Fe, NM 87504 (505) 476-9600 intelligence.fusion@state.nm.us
New York New York State Intelligence Center 630 Columbia Street Extension Latham, NY 12110 630 Columbia Street Extension Latham, NY 12110 (866) 723-3697 ciu@nysic.ny.gov
North Carolina North Carolina Information Sharing and Analysis Center 310 New Bern Ave. Raleigh, NC 27601 (888) 624-7222 ncisaac@ncdoj.gov
North Dakota North Dakota State and Local Intelligence Center 400 Fraine Barracks Rd Bismarck, ND 58506 (866) 885-8295 ndslic@nd.gov
Ohio Cincinnati/Hamilton Regional Terrorism Early Warning Group 2000 Radcliff Drive Cincinnati, OH 45204 (513) 263-8000 saic@dps.state.oh.us
Ohio Strategic Analysis and Information Center 2855 West Dublin Grandville Road Columbus, OH 43235 2855 West Dublin Grandville Road Columbus, OH 43235 (614) 799-3555 saic@dps.state.oh.us
Oklahoma Oklahoma Information Fusion Center 6600 N Harvey Oklahoma City, OK 73116 6600 N Harvey Oklahoma City, OK 73116 (405) 848-6724 fusion@osbi.ok.gov
Oregon Terrorism Fusion Center (TITAN) 610 Hawthorne Ave., Suite 210 Salem, OR 97301 610 Hawthorne Ave., Suite 210 Salem, OR 97301 (503) 378-6347 oregonfusioncenter@doj.state.or.us
Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Criminal Intelligence Center (PaCIC) 1800 Elmerton Avenue Harrisburg, PA 17110 1800 Elmerton Avenue Harrisburg, PA 17110 sp-intelligence@state.pa.us
Rhode Island Rhode Island State Fusion Center 10 Dorrance St Providence, RI 02903 (866) 490-8477 fusion@risp.dps.ri.gov
South Carolina South Carolina Intelligence and Information Center 1731 Bush River Road, Columbia, SC 29210 (866) 472-8477 sciic@sled.sc.gov
South Dakota South Dakota Fusion Center 1302 US 14 Pierre, SD 57501 (605) 773-3178 sdfusioncenter@state.sd.us
Tennessee Tennessee Regional Information Center 901 R.S. Gass Boulevard Nashville, TN 37243 (877) 250-2333 tfc@tn.gov
Texas Houston Regional Intelligence Service Center 5320 N. Shepherd Drive Houston, TX 77091 (713) 884-4710 cidcdu@leo.gov
Texas North Central Texas Fusion Center 4300 Community Avenue McKinney, TX 75071 4300 Community Avenue McKinney, TX 75071 (972) 548-5537 homelandsecurity@co.collin.tx.us
Texas Texas Intelligence Center 5805 N. Lamar Blvd. Austin, TX 78752 (866) 786-5972 txdpsintelcenter@txdps.state.tx.us
Utah Statewide Information & Analysis Center (SIAC) 410 West 9800 South, Suite 370 Sandy, Utah 84070 410 West 9800 South, Suite 370 Sandy, Utah 84070 (801) 256-2360 saic@utah.gov
Vermont Vermont Fusion Center 188 Harvest Lane Williston, VT 09405 188 Harvest Lane Williston, VT 09405 (802) 872-6110 vtfusion@dps.state.vt.us
Virginia National Capital Region Intelligence Center 4100 Chain Bridge Road Fairfax, VA 22030 (703) 212-4590 fcpd-ncric@fairfaxcounty.gov
Virginia Virginia Fusion Center 7700 Midlothian Turnpike Richmond, VA 23235 (804) 674-2196 vfc@vsp.virginia.gov
Washington Washington State Fusion Center (WSFC) Post Office Box 42600 Olympia, WA 98504 1110 Third Ave, Seattle, WA 98101 (877) 843-9522 wafusion@wsp.wa.gov
Wisconsin Southeastern Wisconsin Terrorism Alert Center 749 West State St Milwaukee, WI 53233 (414) 935-7767 ifc@milwaukee.gov
Wisconsin Wisconsin Statewide Intelligence Center Post Office Box 7857 Madison, WI 53707-7857 2445 Darwin Rd Madison, WI 53703 (608) 242-5393 wsic@doj.state.wi.us
Wyoming Wyoming Criminal Intelligence Center 316 West 22 Street Cheyenne, WY 82002 (307) 777-7181 klandm@dci.wyo.gov

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