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Protecting Faith Based Communities From Targeted Violence

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University Guest House and Conference Center

110 South Fort Douglas Blvd.

Salt Lake City , UT 84113

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Establishing a partnership between law enforcement and places of worship.

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Please email Taylor at tkeys@utah.gov with dietary restrictions.

8:30-9:00 Registration

9:00-9:15 Welcome- Commissioner Jess Anderson

Opening Prayer- Rabbi Avremi

Pamela Atkinson- Community Advocate/ Presbyterian Church Elder

9:15-10:00 Jenny Preswalla- Department of Homeland Security- Community Awareness Briefing presentation on targeted violence and violent extremism in Utah and the United States

10:00-10:45 Arno Michaelis- As a previous leader of a worldwide racist skinhead organization, a reverend of a self-declared Racial Holy War, and a lead singer of the hate-metal bad Centurion, Arno will give his account of reformation and Life After Hate

10:45-11:00 Break (light refreshments)

11:00-12:00 Sgt. Tanner Jensen- State Bureau of Investigation – Partnerships with local law enforcement and providing tools and resources for faith communities to improve safety and security

Dave Fitzgibbons- FBI Acting Assistant Special Agent in Charge- Speaking on Joint Terrorism Task Force, terrorism, and hate crimes

John McGrath- Association of Threat Assessment Professionals Representative- Speaking on the Arizona House of Worship Safety Network Initiative

Greg Saunders- Kol Ami- Current efforts to strengthen security within places of worship

12:00-12:15 Working Lunch (Cuisine Unlimited) please specify any dietary restrictions at registration (REGISTRATION LINK)

12:15-1:00 Panel Discussion- Brandon Taylor (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Church Security), Chief Mike Brown (Salt Lake City Police Department), Mark Lemery (Department of Homeland Security), Andy Choate (Assistant United States Attorney), Representative from Islamic Society of Salt Lake/Khadeeja Mosque

1:00 Closing Prayer- Rev. Steve Klemz

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