Office of Intelligence and Analysis
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- This article is about the agency in the Department of Homeland Security. For OIA in the Department of the Treasury, see the Office of Intelligence and Analysis (Treasury Department)
The Office of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A) is an agency of the United States Department of Homeland Security. I&A is responsible for developing Department-wide intelligence services through the managing the collection, analysis and fusion of intelligence throughout the entire Department. I&A disseminates intelligence throughout the Department, to the other members of the United States Intelligence Community, and to first responders at the state and local level. The Office not only tracks terrorists and their networks but also assess threats to critical American infrastructures, bio- and nuclear terrorism, pandemic diseases, threats to the borders (air, land, and sea) of the United States, and radicalization within American society.
The Office focuses on four principal areas:
- improving the quality and quantity of its analysis
- integrating the intelligence elements of the Department
- sharing threat information and assessments with state and local governments and the private sector
- ensuring the Department is an effective member of the United States Intelligence Community
The Office of Intelligence and Analysis is overseen by the Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Intelligence and Analysis.