Dan Finkelstein - JRIC Border Patrol Presentation


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Dan Finkelstein - JRIC Border Patrol Presentation

  1. 1. Los Angeles Joint Regional Intelligence Center (JRIC)
  2. 2. Joint Regional Intelligence Center <ul><li>Across the Seven-County Region </li></ul><ul><li>No formal method for sharing tips and leads </li></ul><ul><li>No formal method for taking tips and leads </li></ul><ul><li>No official method for de-confliction of intelligence at all levels </li></ul><ul><li>No way to track non-case related information </li></ul><ul><li>All information/intelligence requests had to go through the FBI </li></ul><ul><li>Competition was the name of the game! </li></ul><ul><li>It either was terrorism or nothing…. </li></ul><ul><li>Tremendous unmanageable oversight </li></ul><ul><li>Vice, narcotics and gangs were more likely to connect dots </li></ul>Before September 11, 2001…
  3. 3. Joint Regional Intelligence Center <ul><li>Mandate to “connect the dots” </li></ul><ul><li>Expectation to do more than before </li></ul><ul><li>Responsibility to remedy information sharing problems </li></ul><ul><li>Political will to help Law Enforcement track potential terrorists </li></ul><ul><li>Grants to carryout the endeavor </li></ul>After September 11, 2001… Result was the creation of Fusion Centers and Threat Squads
  4. 4. Joint Regional Intelligence Center San Diego RTTAC Los Angeles JRIC/RTTAC San Francisco RTTAC Sacramento RTTAC STTAC Regional Terrorism Threat Assessment Centers California Response
  5. 5. Joint Regional Intelligence Center Los Angeles San Luis Obispo Santa Barbara Ventura San Bernardino Orange Riverside JRIC Area of Responsibility
  6. 6. JRIC Mission <ul><li>Protect the people, infrastructure and economy of the Central District of California from terrorism by collecting, analysing and disseminating threat intelligence to local, state, tribal and federal partners. </li></ul><ul><li>. </li></ul>Joint Regional Intelligence Center
  7. 7. JRIC Goals <ul><li>Provide timely, accurate and relevant threat intelligence to local, state, tribal and federal partners </li></ul><ul><li>Provide timely intelligence and consequence management support to incident commanders </li></ul><ul><li>Create and maintain strong relationships with public safety partners in the seven-county region to ensure timely information sharing, full situational awareness, and efficient use of resources </li></ul><ul><li>Create and maintain liaison with federal and state partners to ensure reliable information sharing, and an awareness of resources available to the JRIC  </li></ul><ul><li>Create a positive professional environment where all JRIC staff  members are working efficiently and effectively in support of the JRIC mission </li></ul><ul><li>Efficiently and effectively use all resources available to the JRIC </li></ul>
  8. 8. JRIC Partner Agencies <ul><li>Department of Homeland Security </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Intelligence Analysis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Coast Guard </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Federal Bureau of Investigation </li></ul><ul><li>State of California, Emergency Management Agency </li></ul><ul><li>California Highway Patrol </li></ul><ul><li>Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department </li></ul><ul><li>Los Angeles County Police </li></ul><ul><li>Los Angeles County, Public Health Department </li></ul><ul><li>Los Angeles County, Emergency Medical Services </li></ul><ul><li>Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) </li></ul><ul><li>Los Angeles Fire Department </li></ul><ul><li>LAWA Police Department </li></ul><ul><li>LA Port Police </li></ul><ul><li>Los Angeles County Fire Department </li></ul><ul><li>Long Beach Police Department </li></ul><ul><li>Orange County Sheriff’s Department </li></ul><ul><li>Ventura County Sheriff’s Department </li></ul>Joint Regional Intelligence Center
  9. 9. Tips & Leads <ul><li>Tips and Leads are the JRIC’s unique source of threat information </li></ul><ul><li>JRIC received over 1,200 reports in 2008 from the public, law enforcement agencies, and the public safety community </li></ul><ul><li>JRIC vets all tips and leads for a terrorism nexus </li></ul>