Security Update

From the Federation Security Team

Please Be Aware

We are continuing to see anti-Israel protests in our community and are monitoring them as appropriate and collaborating with law enforcement. In many instances across the country, professional protestors are leading these efforts, and the rhetoric and actions continue to be concerning for Jewish students and the Jewish community-at-large. See some of these links for more information:

For awareness, there have been multiple security incidents disrupting local Pittsburgh church services over the past several weeks, to include the attempted shooting of a pastor during services at a church in North Braddock. This is a reminder that we must always remain vigilant. See below article for more information.

Year to date in 2024, the Jewish Federation has logged 113 incidents in our Virtual Command Center. This compares to 39 for the same period in 2023. We remain in a heightened threat environment and are working closely with law enforcement to monitor potential threat activity. Please continue to report any suspicious incidents to us using the Incident Report form.

Security Matters in the News This Week

BluePoint Status

Please review your current contact lists in BluePoint. If changes are needed, please contact Erin Fagan at efagan@jfedpgh.org.

Our BluePoint training video and refresher video are available on YouTube. These are useful for new staff or as a reminder for existing staff.

Security Resources and/or Training

There are no upcoming events.

Guardian Training

Please contact Erin Fagan at efagan@jfedpgh.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 efagan@jfedpgh.org or 412-992-5252. All can be made available in person or via Zoom.

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If you need more Emergency Safety Procedures Flip Charts contact Erin Fagan at efagan@jfedpgh.org or 412-992-5252.

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