What is a Fusion Liaison Officer?

A Fusion Liaison Officer (FLO) is an individual that serves as the main point of contact for their agency and corresponds with the Virginia Fusion Center in matters related to suspicious activity and intelligence. The FLO continues to work for and is under complete control of their parent agency. The VFC supplies the FLO and their agency with a place to send information and receive vetted intelligence.

How can I become a FLO?

Every FLO Officer completes a two day training course.  This course touches on the following topics:
  • Virginia Fusion Center Overview
  • Domestic & International Terrorism
  • General Crime Issues
  • Terrorist Screening Center
  • UAV Threat and Awareness
  • Gang Awareness
  • Critical Infrastructure Protection
  • Suspicious Activity Reporting
  • Information exchange with the Virginia Fusion Center

Who is authorized to attend?

The FLTP is offered to First Responders, Corrections, Dispatchers, Nurses, Health and Human Services, Public Works, Federal and appropriate Private Sector partners.

 

Questions about eligibility?

 

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Pending Classes

All FLO classes have been postponed due to the COVID-19 epidemic.

 

All pending and scheduled classes will be posted here.

 

Please check back soon.

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