Security and Safety Tips
Situational Awareness and Security Preparedness Considerations
Titan consistently maintains
communication with our public sector partners to review active threats and
resources. The Chicago Police Department, Crime Prevention &
Information Center (CPIC) issued the following in the latest Private Sector Situational Awareness Bulletin.
Situational Awareness and Security Preparedness
As the City of Chicago begins to
enter framework for reopening, we are asking our Public/Private sector partners
and faith-based community members to remain vigilant and aware of their surroundings
and report any criminal or suspicious activity immediately to your local law enforcement
Given the nature of mass
gatherings, predicting who will attend and what their motivations will be is
difficult and unreliable. It is possible that individuals unassociated with the
group will imbed themselves to exploit the group’s emotions and/or incite acts
The following options for
considerations are listed to assist the City of Chicago’s private sector in
creating a safe and secure environment.
Options for Consideration
- Secure items that can be easily used to cause
damage such as construction materials, outdoor seating, tables, garbage
- Have security conduct outside sweeps and look in
areas where items could be secreted such as in planters, bushes, and dumpsters.
If anything is found of a suspicious nature, immediately report it by calling
- Identify alternate egress and ingress for
building occupants and first responders. If main entrance is not accessible,
ensure that alternate access location is communicated via 911, and if safe to
do so, have someone positioned to guide first responders to area of needed assistance.
- Identify alternate vehicular and pedestrian
pathways in the event of roadway or sidewalk impediments.
- In the event of criminal behavior, utilize CCTV
systems to capture relevant behavior and secure it for follow-up investigation.
- Review existing security plans and procedures to
ensure they address issues such as shelter in place and/or lock-down
- If you observe any suspicious activity contact
As always, if you “See Something, Say Something”.
For life-threatening emergencies, call 911. To report suspicious activity, call