Representatives Brian Babin (R-TX-36), Katie Hill (D-CA-25), Dan Crenshaw (R-TX-02), Abigail Spanberger (D-VA-07), and Gary Palmer (R-AL-06) joined forces to hold a press conference on May 15, 2019 to discuss Rep. Babin’s bill, the Threat Assessment, Prevention, and Safety (TAPS) Act of 2019. This legislation is a bipartisan, bicameral solution to prevent targeted violence and make our communities safer.
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For much of the past decade, Ravi Satkalmi has helped lead the New York City Police Department’s (NYPD) Intelligence Analysis Unit, a team within the NYPD’s Intelligence Bureau that provides critical support on counterterrorism investigations, analyzes foreign and domestic terrorist threats to the city, offers input on policies pertaining to counterterrorism, and liaises with law enforcement and private sector partners.
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The TAPS Act was created to help entities work together to evaluate and prevent potential threats. How does the Act propose to achieve this in the way of resources, training and assistance? Are there concerns with the contents of the bill?
Bipartisan legislation was introduced in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives to help prevent future targeted violence tragedies. This means state and local communities will benefit from the resources, training, and assistance to build locally driven threat assessment and management teams. How can you and your organization benefit?