Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
Ohio Homeland Security Unveils Phone Safety App
Ohioans can now report suspicious activity to the state’s Homeland Security agency with a new app that can be downloaded on mobile devices.
The state’s director of public safety says the Safer Ohio app for smartphones includes a “see something, send something” feature that lets users send photos to Homeland Security analysts.
Director John Born says public reporting of suspicious behavior and unusual activity is essential to protecting communities.
The application is free and available to Android and iPhone users.
The reporting system lets law enforcement or Ohio Homeland Security analysts engage with tipsters without tracking one’s location or storing personal information.