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Emergency Toolkit from Ohio

Ohio Gives House of Worship Toolkit to Prep for Aggressors. Site provides several table top exercises.

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NYC Takes the Lead on Community Security

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New Actions on Security by DHS

New 62 page report: HOMELAND SECURITY ADVISORY COUNCIL Draft Report: Preventing Targeted Violence Against Faith-Based Communities; DRAFT, December 17, 2019. Update: Useful article describing this new report and its significance. See: HSAC Outlines Urgent Steps to Secure Faith Community from … Continue reading

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DHS Video on Protecting Houses of Worship

The Dept. of Homeland Security has provided this YouTube video on Protecting Houses of Worship.

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Active Shooter Guide

Although not aimed at houses of worship, this free guide may be useful. See: Active Shooter Protocol for Facility Managers.

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Frank Talk Re 2020 Threats

From the NY Times:

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Security Framework Document

  Security Framework document (116 pp.) brought to my attention from the NYC Jewish Community Relations Council, but seemingly of interest to many. Update: As of 4:30pm today there is news of an attempted attack on a synagogue in Colorado.  … Continue reading

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Holiday Season Concern

From HSToday: Potential ISIS Retaliation, Holiday Season Put Houses of Worship on Guard

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Overcoming Extremism

New report on this topic: Overcoming Extremism in the Private and Public Sectors The Anti-Defamation League has released the final report from the Communities Overcoming Extremism (COE) Public and Private Sector Summits. The After Charlottesville Project Final Report is a … Continue reading

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Recent DHS Publication

See:  Strategic Framework for Countering Terrorism and Targeted Violence.

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