Westchester County launches multidisciplinary threat assessment center

It's designed to help prevent targeted violence and provide the public with a direct way to report people they fear may be planning acts of mass violence or domestic violence.

Maia Noah

Mar 22, 2024, 12:59 AM

Updated 118 days ago

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Westchester County has launched a multidisciplinary threat assessment center.
It's designed to help prevent targeted violence and provide the public with a direct way to report people they fear may be planning acts of mass violence or domestic violence.
The center includes teams of law enforcement, mental health professionals, social workers, school officials and other community stakeholders. They will work collaboratively to assess and manage threats of targeted violence and attempt to prevent them from happening.
Westchester County Executive George Latimer says people can share information anonymously through an encrypted portal or confidentially through phone of email.
To share information through the encrypted portal you can visit: https://publicsafety.westchestergov.com/report-threat
By phone: 914-864-7834
By email: westac@westchestercountyny.gov
Latimer stressed anyone with information on an immediate threat of violence should call 911.


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