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IMA Webinar Broadcast: Protecting Our Houses of Worship

June 24, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm EDT

Acts of violence can occur at any House of Worship and can impact members of every faith. Whether targeted specifically to the house of worship or the result of carryover from another event, preparation is the key to protecting the house of worship and its members. This webinar will address the types of violence that can occur and what steps can be taken to prepare for, and respond to, hostile events. Examples of violence at houses of worship will be discussed along with the various motivating factors for the attackers.


Rob Yandow, National Sector Chief, InfraGard Emergency Services Sector
Rob Yandow is a retired police captain and former city manager and public health official. Mr. Yandow serves as the National Sector Chief for the InfraGard Emergency Services Sector.

Who Should Attend:
Open to anyone. This webinar should be of significant interest to anyone who has a role in protecting houses of worship or who is simply concerned about safety and security at their place of worship. All aspects of protecting Houses of Worship will be discussed along with a review of selected attacks and a discussion of the attacker’s motivation.