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Latest News

01.20.2015

Editorial: Database a step in fight against scrap theft – ASHTABULA STAR BEACON

01.20.2015

Data sharing effort in Ohio combats scrap metal theft – TOLEDO BLADE

01.15.2015

State school tip line already helped prevent tragedies – Lancaster Eagle Gazette

01.14.2015

Liberty Union H.S. Recognized For Use Of SaferOH Tip Line – WCMH Columbus

01.14.2015

Ohio Officials Promoting Safety Tip Line For Schools – WBNS Columbus

01.14.2015

State creates tip line for school-safety threats – Columbus Dispatch

01.13.2015

Ross and Born to Visit Liberty Union High School

01.12.2015

People can anonymously report suspicious activity in schools through state tip line – NORWALK REFLECTOR

01.12.2015

TSA considering new security measures for airport workers – WCMH Columbus

01.09.2015

Homeland Security chief: U.S. must watch out for copycat attacks – Atlanta Journal Constitution

01.09.2015

Businesses hit by rooftop copper thieves – Bucyrus Telegraph Forum

01.08.2015

Police and citizens important to war on terrorism – PORTSMOUTH DAILY TIMES

12.31.2014

State Pushes For New School Safety Plans – WYSO (Yellow Springs)

12.30.2014

Ohio sets up 24-hour school safety tip line – DELPHOS HERALD

12.29.2014

Metal theft crackdown begins in February – BUCYRUS TELEGRAPH FORUM

12.29.2014

New Scrap Metal Theft Prevention Law Goes Live in 2015 – 700 WLW

12.29.2014

School Safety – ATHENS MESSENGER

12.18.2014

Ohio Schools Sign Up For New Anonymous Tip Line For Students – WBNS 10TV (Columbus)

12.17.2014

Tip line to help every Ohio school district – NEW PHILADELPHIA TIMES REPORTER

12.16.2014

Free Safety Tip Line Available to Schools

12.12.2014

Statement by Secretary Johnson on the Passage of Critical Cybersecurity Legislation

12.10.2014

Dept. of Homeland Security warning local lawmen of possible terrorist reaction to CIA torture report – KSTU

12.09.2014

Ohio Homeland Security gets bomb-detection dog – WASHINGTON TIMES

 

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.

 

Safer Ohio App

Ohio’s multi-function, mobile public safety tool for reporting suspicious activity, requesting emergency or roadside help, and monitoring traffic conditions. Get it at the App Store or on Google Play.

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