Secure Community Network News Releases

  • SCN News Release 17 January 2023

    One Year After Colleyville, Secure Community Network and Partners to Host Webinar on Surviving Hostage Situations. Event to Include Hostage Survivor, Former FBI Agents, and Panel of Safety and Security Experts.

  • SCN News Release 04 November 2022

    Secure Community Network Coordinates with Jewish Community Following Resolution of Potential Threat to Synagogues in New Jersey. While Investigation Has Mitigated Specific Concerns, Public Should Continue to Report Suspicious Activity.

  • SCN News Release 03 November 2022

    Secure Community Network Urges Heightened State of Vigilance Following FBI Advisory Regarding Potential Threat to Synagogues in New Jersey. Public Should Report Suspicious Activity While Law Enforcement Agencies Continue Investigation.

  • SCN News Release 01 November 2022

    Jewish Federation & Foundation of Northeast Florida and Secure Community Network Condemn Recent Antisemitic Incidents, Announce Partnership to Enhance Community Safety and Security. Initiative Will Help Protect Jewish Community in Greater Jacksonville Area.

  • SCN News Release 20 September 2022

    Orthodox Union and Secure Community Network Launch New Online Tool at to Encourage Incident Reporting by Orthodox Community. Streamlined Form Makes It Easy to Report Incidents for Investigation and Follow-Up.

  • SCN News Release 19 September 2022

    SCN National Director and CEO Michael Masters Appointed by DHS Secretary Mayorkas to Prestigious Faith-Based Security Advisory Council. 25-Member Council Provides Advice on Homeland Security Matters Affecting Faith Communities.

  • SCN News Release 16 September 2022

    Secure Community Network Briefs U.S. House Bipartisan Task Force on Threats Facing the Jewish Community. Event Discussed How to Identify, Report, and Combat Threats Approaching the High Holy Days. Task Force Co-Chairs Reps. Ted Deutch, Grace Meng, Chris Smith Provide Opening Remarks.

  • SCN News Release 08 July 2022

    FBI Director Honors David Brackins for Work on Behalf of Secure Community Network and Three Jewish Federations in Virginia.
    Prestigious Award Recognizes Brackins’ Leadership to Protect the Jewish Community.

  • SCN News Release 05 July 2022

    SCN to Host 14 July Webinar on Security Implications of Supreme Court Gun Ruling for Jewish Facilities
    Panel of Law Enforcement, Legal, and Jewish Leaders Will Review Recent New York Case

  • SCN News Release 30 June 2022

    Secure Community Network and The Birmingham Jewish Federation Announce Partnership to Bolster Community Safety and Security. Law Enforcement Veteran Jeff Brown Will Advise, Direct and Develop Community Security Program.

  • SCN News Release 30 June 2022

    Secure Community Network Publishes Introduction to Judaism for Law Enforcement Officers and Security Professionals. Guide Provides Overview of Jewish Concepts and Issues to Strengthen Public Safety Partnerships.

  • SCN News Release 27 June 2022

    Secure Community Network Announces Partnership with Union for Reform Judaism to Expand Jewish Camp Security Program
    New Agreement Builds on Support from Foundation for Jewish Camp and UJA-Federation of New York

  • SCN News Release 01 June 2022

    Secure Community Network Convenes Task Force on Mass Attacks to Recommend Lifesaving Preparedness and Response Actions. Expert Panel Will Evaluate Next Steps in the Aftermath of Three Mass Shootings in Two Weeks.

  • SCN News Release 28 March 2022

    Secure Community Network Partners with Community to Address Recent Wave of Bomb Threats Against Jewish Facilities
    SCN Convenes Jewish Community Center Leaders and Federal, State, and Local Law Enforcement

  • SCN News Release 28 March 2022

    Secure Community Network Commends Department of Homeland Security for Continued Efforts to Increase Security Funding for Faith Communities
    DHS Asks Congress to Fund Nonprofit Security Grant Program at $360 Million