Formed in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, the center brings together analysts and agencies to screen public and law-enforcement information on terrorist leads.
By Jim Leusner
The Orlando Sentinel
Somewhere in a nondescript Orlando building, a group of intelligence analysts are helping to detect terrorist activities in nine area counties.
The Central Florida Intelligence Exchange, a so-called information "fusion center" for state and local agencies, has formally opened with the assistance of an $850,000 Department of Homeland Security grant.
Secret Fla. fusion center an early warning system for terrorism