The Washington Regional Threat Analysis Center (WRTAC) was designated as the District’s fusion center on April 1, 2012, by Mayor’s Order 2012-37, and is recognized by the US Department of Homeland Security.
The WRTAC analyzes intelligence information and coordinates information exchange between federal, state, local and private sector entities to help detect, prevent and respond to all hazards and threats to public safety. The WRTAC also analyzes suspicious activity reporting information (in accordance with the Nationwide SAR Initiative) from the public, as well as federal, state, local, and private sector partners. To learn about how you can help report suspicious activity, please visit the Metropolitan Police Department’s iWATCH and Operation TIPP page.
The WRTAC’s Privacy Officer is responsible for receiving and responding to inquiries and complaints about privacy, civil rights, and civil liberties protections in the information system(s) maintained or accessed by the Center. The Privacy Officer can be contacted at the following address: [email protected], Attention: Privacy Officer.