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Lock Regional committee to plan for mass shootings, other catastrophes – COLUMBUS DISPATCH


October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, cyber-attacks are real and happen every day. Are you taking steps to be more secure?


Homeland Security is “Investigating All Potential Causes” of Internet Disruptions – TIME


Lock Down Your Login and Password for Better Online Security – IN HOMELAND SECURITY


Take steps in protecting yourself online by digital cleaning often. Use this checklist for tips.


State officials encourage residents to use Safer Ohio app - THE DAILY REPORTER


National Cyber Security Awareness Month Launches with Call to Action - HOMELAND SECURITY TODAY


Ohio Public Safety wants you to download their app - WDTN (Dayton)


Expert: Biggest impact from terror attacks is fear.
Lone-wolf attacks hard to spot, easy to carry out. – DAYTON DAILY NEWS


Ohio ranks 4th in catalytic converter thefts – DAYTON DAILY NEWS


Homeland Security funding has dropped since 9/11 – WBNS (Columbus)


As public remains fearful, counterterrorism funding soars – DAYTON DAILY NEWS


Are we safer now than on Sept. 11, 2001? – DAYTON DAILY NEWS


Safer Schools Ohio False Bomb Threat



School security: Are schools soft targets? – WSYX (Columbus)




U.S. Considers Classifying Election System as 'Critical Infrastructure' - WALL STREET JOURNAL


Ohio ISIS supporter allegedly planned State of the Union attack - CBS NEWS


Terrorism Connections to Ohio

Cleveland Bomb Plot - 2012
Five men were arrested in April 2012 and accused of plotting to blow up a bridge near Cleveland.

Ahmed Hussein Mahamud - 2011
Ahmed Hussein Mahamud, a 26-year-old American citizen from Columbus, was charged in an indictment, unsealed in June 2011, with providing material support to Al Shabaab.

Hor & Amera Akl - 2010
Hor and Amera Akl, a married couple residing in Toledo, were arrested in 2010 and charged with providing material support to the designated terrorist organization Hizballah. In May 2011, the Akls pled guilty to conspiracy to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization.

Jerry & Joe Kane - 2010
Jerry and Joe Kane, father and son anti-government extremists from Forest, were killed in a shoot-out with Arkansas law enforcement after they fatally shot two West Memphis police officers during a traffic stop on May 20, 2010.


Recognizing the 8 Signs of Terrorism: Training Video

Safer Ohio App

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