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Security Task Force

When developing a security plan, it is critical that representatives from all law enforcement agencies that will have a role in the trial are included on the security task force to avoid confusion over the delineation of responsibilities. The following agencies should be included in the task force:

  • Local police and sheriff's departments.
  • U.S. Marshals Service.
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation.
  • Security personnel at the Safe Haven facility.

The security task force should address the following issues:

  • Security measures at the Safe Haven and CCTV sites.
  • Safe Haven access credentials.
  • Perception of safety and security by victims.
  • Coordination with city emergency management teams.

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