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Conducting Security Assessments: A Guide for Schools and Houses of Worship

Posted on April 08, 2013

Key Dates: Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. (EDT)

Background Information: In support of the Presidential Initiative on Reducing Gun Violence, this virtual roundtable explores how to assess and strengthen security at houses of worship and K-12 schools and will have representatives from the Department of Homeland Security and from religious and educational communities will discuss how to:

  • Develop assessment teams
  • Assess security measures
  • Create a culture of security throughout the institution

This free, online, interactive roundtable will include panel discussions, a question-and-answer session, and additional resources.

 Who should attend:

  • Leaders, administrators, staff, and volunteers from schools and houses of worship
  • Law enforcement and Federal, State, local, tribal, and territorial officials

See the resources page here.


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