Terrorism Community Awareness
Keeping our communities safe is something everyone can participate in. The Department of Homeland Security and the Edenton Police Department asks for you to be observant and aware. Many times we don't realize or consider that something or someone is suspicious until after some time has passed. One of the keys is to change that way of thinking so that law enforcement officials can respond and investigate while the suspicious activity is taking place. There are several ways you can help us:
Use common sense to determine whether or not something is out of the ordinary. For example, if you were at a National Monument or location and you notice someone taking photographs, that wouldn't be unusual. However, if you saw someone taking pictures of surveillance cameras, entrance barriers and other security measures, then that would be something altogether different. Additional locations of interest might also include:
Learn what Homeland Security and other local agencies such as the American Red Cross are doing to inform the public on terrorism awareness, preparedness, and how to report suspicious persons, objects, or behaviors by going to the following links:
Note: These links will open in a new window and take you to web sites outside the City of Winston-Salem site.
Department of Homeland Security PSA video