FBI Director Robert Mueller told officials in Seattle yesterday said that increased cooperation between federal and local law enforcement agencies "has made this particular area of the country far safer than it was before September the 11th," says the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Mueller said the FBI would join the regional Law Enforcement Information Exchange (LINX), a computer network with links to information about potential terrorists and other criminals from 15 area police and intelligence groups. A proposed FBI data-sharing plan discussed after the Sept.11 terror attacks would have had a wider range than LINX, including information from . . .
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