SaferOH Tip Line is anonymous and provides immediate response

SaferOH Tip Line is anonymous and provides immediate response
Posted on 04/06/2018
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The Indian Hill School District has transitioned from a local anonymous safety tip line to the state of Ohio’s SaferOH tip line. This line will accept calls – and texts – 24 hours a day, and will forward any actionable information directly to local school officials, local first responders, or the appropriate contact for the situation.

Calls or texts to 844-SaferOH (844-723-3764) are answered by analysts in the Ohio Homeland Security’s Threat Assessment and Prevention (TAP) Unit. Callers may remain anonymous yet share information about threats to student safety – whether that involves a threatened mass incident or harm to a single student. School safety analysts may ask for additional information, but the caller may remain secret or leave his/her contact information for later follow-up.

When action is needed, the TAP Unit immediately forwards information to local school officials, local law enforcement agencies and others, if necessary.

TAP Unit analysts always follow up quickly with the affected school and law enforcement agencies to make sure that the incident is investigated, action is taken and the outcome is tracked. 

The assurance that their calls or texts cannot be traced and that serious, proper action will be taken to end the threat is helping to persuade young people to take a stand against school violence.

Please share this information with your older children, as appropriate.