Please Be Aware
Training for Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Cadets resumed this week at the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh with a presentation on threats affecting our community, and an emphasis on the importance of community relationships in policing, as well as cultural sensitivity.
On March 27th from 3-415pm, SCN will be presenting a webinar titled, Communication During Crisis: Strategies to Ensure Coordination and Resiliency. Information and registration link can be found here.
On March 30th from 1-4pm. The PA Office of Homeland Security (OHS), along with DHS, PEMA, Pennsylvania State Police, the three Fusion Centers across the Commonwealth, Faith-based Information Sharing and Analysis Organization (FB-ISAO), and the ADL, is offering a quarterly virtual learning series to faith-based organizations. These series have been very valuable, and provide important information to religious leaders, security personnel, and members of houses of worship to enhance security and prepare for outdoor events. Register on eventbrite.com →
PCCD Security Grant awards should be announced mid-April.
On April 4th, DHS CISA is hosting a Bomb Threat Response Webinar, it is tailored for schools but applicable to most organizations. Register online →
Security Matters in the News This Week
- Pittsburgh synagogue shooter’s lawyers say he has schizophrenia, brain impairments (jewishchronicle.com →)
- California Man Charged with Conspiring to Make Death Threats Against Brooklyn-Based Journalist (justic.gov →)
- Racist sign, swastikas painted on building in Ensley (cbs42.com →)
- PERSPECTIVE: Building a Better Approach to Terrorism Prevention (hstoday.us →)
Security Resources and/or Training
Staying Safe During The Holiday Season After The October 7th Attacks Join Secure Community Network (SCN), security executives, law enforcement, and professional and lay leadership to prepare for the unique safety and security challenges facing the Jewish community this holiday season, given the rise in antisemitic hate and violence in the wake of the 07 October Hamas terrorist attacks on Israel.
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This 4-part course will address these important topics:
- The mind of the active shooter predator vs. prey, situational awareness and survival mindset.
- Basic self-defense techniques.
- Weapons awareness and disarming techniques.
- Reality based training.
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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.
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