Orange County Intelligence Assessment Center (OCIAC)
To provide an integrated, multi-disciplined, information and intelligence sharing network to collect, analyze, and disseminate information on all criminal risks and safety threats to law enforcement, fire, health, private sector and public sector stakeholder in a timely manner in order to protect the residents, visitors, and critical infrastructure while ensuring the civil rights and civil liberties of all persons are recognized
What is Fusion Center?
A fusion center is a collaborative effort of two or more agencies that provide resources, expertise, and information to the center with the goal of maximizing their ability to detect, prevent, investigate, and respond to criminal and terrorist activity. Intelligence processes -through which information is collected, integrated, evaluated, analyzed, and disseminate - are a primary focus.
Data fusion involves the exchange of information from different sources - including law enforcement, public safety, health care and the private sector. Relevant and actionable intelligence results from analysis and data fusion. The fusion process helps agencies be proactive and protect communities.
Reporting Suspicious Activity
The OCIAC should be notified of any relevant incident or information based on the current indicators and behaviors of suspicious activity identified by the Department of Homeland Security: National Suspicious Activity Reporting Initiative (NSI).
OCIAC is currently staffed by personnel from the following agencies:
• Orange County Sheriff's Department • Anaheim Police Department • Irvine Police Department • Laguna Beach Police Department • La Habra Police Department • Orange Police Department • Orange County Fire Authority • Anaheim Fire Department • Huntington Beach Police Department • Tustin Police Department • Garden Grove Police Department • Orange County District Attorney’s Office • Federal Bureau of Investigations • Department of Homeland Security
Making Orange County a safe, healthy, and fulfilling place to live, work, and play, today and for generations to come, by providing outstanding, cost-effective regional public services.
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