"Little academic research is available concerning the current status and trends regarding state and local fusion centers. This paper attempts to outline the development of these centers, along with some of the major challenges and issues related to their operations, including the support necessary from federal stakeholders. The research includes interviews with state fusion center directors who oversee some of the first centers which to be developed. The paper also attempts to identify future obstacles to sustaining these centers."
2008 Naval Postgraduate School (U.S.). Center for Homeland Defense and Security. Posted here with permission. Documents are for personal use only and not for commercial profit.
Homeland Security Affairs Journal: http://www.hsaj.org/
Homeland Security Affairs (April 2008), Supplement no.2