Cincinnati Police Chief Jeffrey Blackwell told the media
Thursday he believes The Banks and the downtown corridor are safe. However, in light
of the incident at Proctor and Gamble earlier this week, it is time to take a
second look at security.
"We take what happened the other day very seriously,"
says Chief Blackwell.
Cincinnati Police, along with federal authorities, plan to
hold a security summit for Fortune 500 companies and downtown businesses in the
hopes of preventing future stunts.
"We are just fortunate that it was Greenpeace and they
didn't have nefarious intentions that had any nexus to terrorism or any other
harmful act," says Chief Blackwell.
While Chief Blackwell believes the majority of Cincinnati
businesses have proper plans in place, it is time to take a second look at
"This gives the opportunity for folks, business owners,
building managers, hotel managers to look at their plans, to assess where they
are and then to try to gauge or grade their vulnerability to something like
this happening or something even worse," says Chief Blackwell.
At the meeting Thursday, leaders discussed where and when
they might hold this security summit. They say it is important to start a
dialogue between police and businesses. Both sides can share information to
prevent a much more tragic security breach.
Friday, July 25 2014 9:20 PM EDT2014-07-26 01:20:00 GMT
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