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01.11.17

Cybersecurity: DHS designate U.S. election infrastructure as a Critical Infrastructure Subsector– HOMELAND SECURITY NEWS WIRE

12.20.16

New Incident Management Planning Tool for First Responders Released by S&T – HOMELAND SECURITY TODAY

12.16.16

Terror Report: America Faces Biggest Islamic Terror Threat Since 9/11 – IN HOMELAND SECURITY
Learn the 8 Signs of Terrorism
Report Suspicious Activity

12.15.16

Newest members of many college police departments: Bomb dogs – WASHINGTON TIMES

12.05.16

Suspected Terror Attack at OSU Launched Nationwide Dragnet for Information – ABC News

12.05.16

MAEP's new rate proposal includes funding to prevent copper thefts – COLUMBUS DISPATCH

12.05.16

Metal thefts down, but Ohio still worst in nation – DAYTON DAILY NEWS

12.05.16

Ohio scrap metal theft claims took sharp decline in 2015, but state still leads the nation – NEWS-HERALD (Lake County)

12.05.16

Step2 Cleared After Bomb Threat: WMFD (Mansfield)

11.29.16

Ohio man sentenced to 20 years for plotting attacks on military, police posts in name of ISIL – GOVERNMENT SECURITY NEWS

11.25.16

Ohio again leads U.S. in insurance claims for metal thefts – COLUMBUS DISPATCH
More about Ohio's Scrap Metal Program

11.25.16

Shared Logic announces new Ohio DPS integration – RECYCLING TODAY
The "one swipe" functionality means scrap metal recyclers only swipe the potential seller's identification card once. More about Ohio's Scrap Metal Program

11.03.16

Maumee Schools launch new safety program called SPEAK UP – WTVG (Toledo)

10.24.16

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

10.24.16

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

10.24.16

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

10.21.16

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

10.07.16

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

10.05.16

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

10.05.16

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

 

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

Report suspicious activity, request roadside help and real-time traffic. Dowload free on the App Store or Google Play.

 

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