|October 24, 2016
Contact: Whitney Ray
Phone: (850) 245-0150
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Attorney General Pam Bondi today announced a partnership with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to educate students on the If You See Something, Say Something™ campaign and the role students can play in keeping communities safe.
“The tragic terrorist attack at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando reminded Floridians and people around the world that terrorism can happen anywhere,” said Attorney General Bondi. “I am proud to partner with FDLE to educate students across Florida on how to recognize and report suspicious activity. We must all work together to stop terrorists before they have an opportunity to take the lives of innocent people.”
Starting today, victim advocates from the Attorney General’s Office will include materials and information from FDLE’s If you See Something, Say Something ™ Tool Kit in awareness presentations to middle school and high school students across the state. The presentations will include video challenges provided by the Department of Homeland Security that will teach students to be aware of surroundings, as well as contact information for students to report suspicious activity.
FDLE Commissioner Rick Swearingen says, “Our goal is simple, to do all we can to prevent terrorist attacks in Florida and the ‘If You See Something, Say Something™’ campaign is an important prevention tool that will continue to grow in our state.”