The Homeland Security Advisory System is a means to disseminate information regarding the risk of terrorist acts to federal, state and local authorities and to the American people. The following chart explains the various levels of the Terror-Alert System implemented by the Department of Homeland Security.
For the current Terror-Alert Status, click here.
For individuals interested in actions they may take in response to the increased level of threat of terrorist attack, read FEMA's Citizen Preparedness Guide or visit the American Red Cross.
For a link to the Center for Disease Control's (CDC) Emergency Preparedness & Response guide, click here.
The Vernon Hills Police Department strongly encourages
all citizens to
REPORT SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY.
It could lead to an arrest of terror suspects.