Media Advisory: DHS Secretary Napolitano to Visit Tennessee Fusion CenterMonday, August 30, 2010 | 10:18 am
NASHVILLE --- Tennessee Department of Safety Commissioner Dave Mitchell will welcome U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano to the Tennessee Fusion Center located at Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) Headquarters, Wednesday, September 1, 2010.
During the tour of the Fusion Center, Secretary Napolitano will meet with state and local law enforcement partners and highlight Tennessee’s information sharing accomplishments. The Tennessee Office of Homeland Security (OHS) and the TBI share joint responsibility for operating the Fusion Center. While in Nashville, Secretary Napolitano will also meet with emergency management officials to discuss ongoing recovery efforts following recent flooding in Tennessee.
WHO: Secretary Janet Napolitano
DHS Principal Deputy under Secretary for Intelligence & Analysis Bart Johnson
Department of Safety Commissioner Dave Mitchell
Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Director Mark Gwyn
Tennessee Emergency Management Director James Bassham
Members of Southern Shield, a consortium of 11 state fusion centers
WHAT: Tour Tennessee Fusion Center
WHEN: Wednesday, September 1, 2010
News Conference, 11:15 a.m.
WHERE: TBI Headquarters
901 R.S. Gass Blvd.
Nashville, Tenn., 37216
NOTE: Members of the media should arrive at TBI no later than 10:45 a.m. to be processed through security and receive media badges.
The Tennessee Department of Safety’s (www.TN.Gov/Safety) mission is to ensure the safety and general welfare of the public. The department encompasses the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Office of Homeland Security and Driver License Services. General areas of responsibility include law enforcement, safety education, motorist services and terrorism prevention.
|DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano, Safety Commissioner Dave Mitchell, and TBI Director Mark Gynn||236.22 KB|
|Fusion Center Tour||284.53 KB|
|Director Steve Hewitt and Napolitano||206.24 KB|
|News Conference||257.08 KB|