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Findings and Recommendations of the Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR) Support and Implementation Project

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In accordance with the National Criminal Intelligence Sharing Plan and the National Strategy for Information Sharing(NSIS), the Findings and Recommendations of the SAR Support and Implementation Project was developed to describe the all-crimes approach to gathering, processing, reporting, analyzing, and sharing of suspicious activity by local law enforcement agencies. This report and its recommendations are important for establishing national guidelines that will improve the identification and reporting of suspicious activity and will allow for the timely sharing of SAR information with law enforcement agencies, fusion centers, and the Joint Terrorism Task Forces (JTTF).

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Formal Document Title Findings and Recommendations of the Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR) Support and Implementation Project
Author Criminal Intelligence Coordinating Council
Last Revision Date 4/11/2012
File Format Portable Document Format
File Size 1.87 MB

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