Please Be Aware
Fortunately, we have seen a lull in the swatting campaigns targeting multiple synagogues across the country but continue to be vigilant. There have been over 40 Jewish organizations targeted since July 1, 2023. See SCN bulletin on “What is Swatting”.
Hardy Lloyd’s detention hearing was rescheduled for Aug 30th at 10am. He remains in custody. We will provide a status update after his hearing.
Security Matters in the News This Week
- Fake websites stealing personal info by posing as Israeli gov’t sites – Crime in Israel (jpost.com)
- Tennessee judge orders a mental evaluation for a man charged with shooting at a Jewish school (apnews.com→)
- X briefly allows anti-Leo Frank ‘community note’ as antisemitism flares on the platform (jta.org→)
As we are back-to-school, please review your current contact lists in BluePoint. If changes are needed, please contact Erin Fagan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Security Resources and/or Training
Please schedule your training needs for the year as soon as possible.
This is for the faith-based community to recognizing and respond to suspicious behaviors and activities related to terrorist or criminal activities.
Please contact Erin Fagan at email@example.com or 412-992-5252 to schedule this training.
Situational Awareness, Active Threat, and Usher/Greeter Training
If you or your organization have not yet had these training modules, please contact Erin Fagan at firstname.lastname@example.org or 412-992-5252. All can be made available in person or via Zoom.
If you need more Emergency Safety Procedures Flip Charts contact Erin Fagan at email@example.com or 412-992-5252.