Charles Thomas Heritage Fire Protection was charged with securing the historic Chester Cathedral, erected in 1093 in Chester, England, from fire and smoke. Read about the fire detection solution from Kentec Electronics in this case study.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) 2022's Nonprofit Security Grant Program webinar will include an overview of resources available for security enhancements to nonprofit organizations at high risk of attacks.
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish in Grove City, Ohio is comprised of seven buildings, which includes the church, preschool, elementary school, rectory, storage garage, athletic building and modular classrooms. With 28 exterior doors now encompassing the fully renovated church, school and preschool, the parish knew it was time for a substantial security upgrade.
Faith-based institutions need to be welcoming and inclusive with their duty of care to provide a safe space for worship, even with constraints on safety and security budgets in a non-profit environment.
The Pennsylvania legislature passed a bill introduced by state Senator Andy Dinniman to provide grants for vital security and safety improvements to faith-based nonprofit organizations and those with diverse memberships.
There are many resources, techniques and practices that are no-cost or low-cost that houses of worship and faith-based communities can employ to protect their staff, community and their infrastructure.
Across the United States, Americans congregate in houses of worship. However, those soft targets are vulnerable, and recently, have been attractive targets for crime, active shooters and other threats.