After Pittsburgh synagogue shooting, clergy and faith officials plan security measures at conference

November 13, 2018

Attendees listen to speakers at the “Securing Sacred Spaces and Places” seminar at the National Constitution Center.

By Staff

More than 200 representatives of synagogues, churches and other faith-based institutions attended a conference at the National Constitution Center Tuesday to consider safety measures in the wake of a mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue.

The half-day seminar, “Securing Sacred Spaces and Places,” featured presentations by FBI agents, local police and religious leaders who discussed prevention strategies, coping with on-site shooting incidents, and identifying individuals who might attack a house of worship.

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