Please Be Aware
Tomorrow, Saturday, January 20th is a planned Day of Action by White Lives Matter groups across the country, to include Pennsylvania. We have been following this and coordinating with our intelligence partners. We have not yet seen any planned activities in or around the Pittsburgh area. If that changes, we will notify those who may be impacted.
The U.S. Secret Service National Threat Assessment Center (NTAC) is hosting virtual presentations on preventing targeted violence. Findings and implications from decades of research on targeted violence will be shared. To learn more about this series or to register for these events, please follow this link Virtual Monthly Training Registration Event (secretservice.gov).
The Secure Community Network has logged a record 5,404 incident reports in 2023, 112% higher than 2022’s total of 2,551. This is largely attributed to the terrorist attack in Israel on Oct 7th and subsequent war that has ensued.
Security Matters in the News This Week
- US to seek death penalty against white supremacist Buffalo shooter (reuters.com)
- FBI investigating Oregon transgender woman over racist, antisemitic social media posts (katu.com)
- Police investigate antisemitic graffiti on Harpswell’s Great Island (pressherald.com)
As we are back-to-school, please review your current contact lists in BluePoint. If changes are needed, please contact Erin Fagan at email@example.com.
Security Resources and/or Training
Join Secure Community Network (SCN) and a guest panelist from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as we discuss FY2024 NSGP updates and guidance for this year's grant application.
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Join this 4-part course addressing: The mind of the active shooter-predator vs. prey Situational awareness and survival mindset Basic self-defense techniques and weapons awareness and disarming techniques Reality based training.
Please contact Erin Fagan at firstname.lastname@example.org or 412-992-5252 to schedule this training.
Situational Awareness, Active Threat, and De-Escalation Training
If you or your organization have not yet had these training modules, please contact Erin Fagan at email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 412-992-5252.