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ODPS Ohio Emergency Management Agency Terrorism Awareness & Prevention

Terrorism Awareness & Prevention

The Terrorism Awareness & Prevention (TAP) program provides citizens with critical information on terrorists and terrorist threats, and identifies ways Ohioans can actively participate in building safer communities. TAP is a State of Ohio Security Task Force homeland security and crime prevention initiative.

TAP is packaged in an easy-to-use kit, complete with a CD of the presentation and trainer handouts; a video for communities lacking computer technology, and an instructor's manual. Train-the-Instructor sessions are also available for those agencies interested in promoting the program. Designed for presentation to citizen groups by, the 40-minute training:

  • Provides residents with critical information on terrorist goals and threats
  • Demonstrates how residents may better protect themselves through safety and security planning
  • Builds partnerships with residents, law enforcement, first responders and community service providers
  • Identifies ways Ohioans can actively participate in creating safer neighborhoods and communities
  • Serves as a vehicle for promoting Citizen Corps and its related programs