STATE OF OHIO SECURITY TASK FORCE
Bob Taft, Governor
Kenneth L. Morckel, Chair
In November, TAG Law Enforcement Task Force attended the
Terrorism Awareness and Prevention (TAP) training. Following the
terrorist attacks of 9/11, Governor Taft established the State of Ohio
Security Task Force. The Task Force coordinates efforts to prevent, identify
and respond to terrorist activities against potential Ohio targets.
A few Task Force accomplishments include:
Emergency Response Systems
Personal Protective Equipment for First Responders
Community Preparedness Presentations, like TAP, for
What is TERRORISM?
the unlawful use of force or violence against persons or property to
intimidate or coerce a government or civilian population or any segment
thereof, in furtherance of political or social objectives.
- use of force or violence
- against people or property
- to intimidate or coerce
- government or citizens
- for political or social objectives
How is TERRORISM funded?
- Charities & Businesses
What can I do to Help?
How to protect children?
Teach children important contact numbers and explain
Establish safe places for children and teens to go
during an emergency.
Review Crisis Plans for Schools
1. School-based Emergency Management Teams
2. Basic supplies like food, water and first aid
3. Strategy for reuniting students with families
Talk with youth about their questions or fears.
If your organization or community would like to
learn more about Terrorism Awareness & Prevention please contact TAG at
email@example.com or call (330)
6757890 for more information.