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Unveiling of New Ohio School Safety Center to Help Prevent School Violence

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)— Tomorrow morning, Ohio Department of Public Safety Director Tom Stickrath will unveil the new Ohio School Safety Center (OSSC) which was created at the direction of Governor Mike DeWine as part of his STRONG Ohio plan.

The OSSC will focus exclusively on assisting local schools and law enforcement in preventing, preparing for, and responding to threats and acts of violence.

The unveiling will take place during the first meeting of the Governor’s Ohio School Safety Working Group, whose members were announced by Governor DeWine this morning.

  • WHO: ODPS Director Tom Stickrath, Ohio School Safety Working Group members

  • WHERE: Ohio Department of Public Safety, 1970 West Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43223

  • WHEN: Tuesday, December 17, 2019 10:00 a.m.

  • NOTE: Media must check in with any event security and present media credentials to enter this event.