Titan attended the BOMA Preparedness Committee Meeting and wanted to pass along the following information:
Messages from Public Sector Partners:
There was a 2% increase in crime throughout the first district for this September compared to September 2016.
To view the September 2017 Crime Report Click here
Saturday, October 21st (4:00pm-8:00pm): Art In The Dark Parade, which will be starting at Columbus-Roosevelt Rd and traveling to Monroe Street.
Sunday, October 22nd: Bears Home game at noon
Sunday, October 29th (5:00am-2:00pm): Hot chocolate 15k/5k Butler Field, 100 S. Lake Shore Drive
Sunday, November 12th: Bears Game Home game at Noon
Saturday, November 18th: BMO Harris Bank The Magnificent Mile Lights Festival
Sunday, November 19th: Bears Home game at Noon
There was a 10% increase in crime related activity in the 18th district for this month of September compared to September 2016. To view the September Crime Report for the 18th District Click here
The presentation by the CFD mobile response team (MMRT) noted that there are currently 14 paramedic bikes in the unit and response times are generally faster within the Central Business District (the Chicago Loop) than with full-size trucks.
- The next fire safety director (FSD) class is on December 14-16
Chicago Public-Private Task Force
The Chicago Public-Private Task Force (CPPTF) noted that “See something, Say something” continues to be emphasized, as emergency operations center (EOC), and threat and hazard identification and risk assessments (THIRA) projects are advancing within the city.
Department of Homeland Security
It was noted by the Department of Homeland Security that homegrown violent extremists (HVEs) continue to be a threat and have been difficult to track or predict.
- The Department of Homeland Security plans on updating “See Something, Say Something” on posters and flyers available for display
Updates on Security Issues:
Due to a recent fatal accident, security directors have been urged to start securing rooftop balconies, and be prepared to secure the doors and surrounding perimeters in the event of civil unrest.