In order to enhance to the security of all of the Jewish institutions in Western and Northwestern Connecticut, the Jewish Federation of Western Connecticut is pleased to announce the hiring of a full-time professional Regional Security Advisor. Michael J. Shanbrom, a 20-year veteran of the FBI, has been hired by Secure Community Network (the official security partner of the Jewish Community of North America) to serve as the RSA for four Connecticut Jewish Federations (our Federation and each of the Jewish Federations of Greenwich, Stamford and Greater New Haven). Mike, a New Haven resident, will undergo a month-long training regimen with SCN and is expected begin working with us at some point in October.
The hiring of professional security advisors is one of the most recent innovations intended to enable Jewish communities throughout the country to have a more comprehensive and sophisticated approach to serving the security needs of Jewish institutions and the people they serve. For further information on the program and on our new RSA, click on the link below to review the press release issued jointly by SCN and the four Federations earlier in the week. As always, please feel free to write our call with any questions or suggestions.