Executive Order: Office of
Homeland Security
(b)  Detection.  The Office shall identify priorities and
coordinate efforts for collection and analysis of
information within the United States regarding threats of
terrorism against the United States and activities of
terrorists or terrorist groups within the United States.
(i)  In performing these functions, the Office shall work
with Federal, State, and local agencies, as appropriate, to:
              (A)  facilitate collection from State and local
governments and private entities of information pertaining
to terrorist threats or activities within the United States.
Executive Order 13228, October 8, 2001