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TAP Training
Terrorism Awareness & Prevention

 


 


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 Citizens

What is TERRORISM?

Terrorism is 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?

  • Robberies
  • Counterfeiting
  • Narcotics
  • Extortion
  • Charities & Businesses
     

What can I do to Help?

  • Be a participant, not a spectator, in safety and security.
  • Be aware of your surroundings—all the time.
    1. Home
    2. Neighborhood
    3. Work
    4. Places of Worship
    5. Travel & Leisure
  • Recognize what’s out of place or unusual.  Report it!


How to protect children?

  • Teach children important contact numbers and explain 9-1-1.

  • 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.


    www.state.oh.us/odps/homelandsecurity.htm

If your organization or community would like to learn more about Terrorism Awareness & Prevention please contact TAG at tagohio@embarqmail.com  or call (330) 6757890 for more information.
 

 
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03/20/2014