Department of Homeland Security Issues Guide on Faith-Based Security

By |2024-04-18T15:24:00+00:00April 18th, 2024|

The Department of Homeland Security released a guide to help churches, synagogues, mosques and other places of worship be safe from those intent on harming worshippers or damaging property. The need for enhanced faith-based security including security guards has never been greater. Key Points The guide suggests to take these actions: --Conduct a risk assessment [...]

Religious Hate Crimes Continue; Extra Security Needed

By |2023-04-13T17:09:46+00:00April 13th, 2023|

A Los Angeles area mosque was recently defaced with hateful words written on the columns of the building. The suspect was caught on camera and was eventually arrested, but it’s this type of crime that keeps those attending services on high alert. Enlisting the services of security guards at religious facilities is one way to [...]

Synagogue Hostage Crisis Highlights Need For Strong Security Measures At Houses of Worship

By |2022-01-19T00:23:12+00:00January 19th, 2022|

It seems that about once a year, we hear of a terrorist incident at a house of worship. The latest at a Texas synagogue ended without the loss of life of worshippers. That's not always the case. Those who survived credit their active-shooter training to help stay calm and then escape when they saw the [...]

Church Security Shaken: Vandals Hit San Juan Capistrano Church

By |2020-12-11T22:06:41+00:00December 11th, 2020|

Church Security Shaken: Vandals Hit San Juan Capistrano Church (Credit: Mission San Juan Capistrano, Facebook) Sadly, even during the holiday season, churches and other houses of worship are not immune from vandals. Recently, criminals tagged a large wooden door of the 244-year-old Mission San Juan Capistrano in Orange County—a church that dates back to 1776 [...]