Federation’s Community-Wide Security

Community Wide Security

The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit’s Community-Wide Security Department works to provide a safe, secure environment for our communal buildings and properties.

Established in 2006, the Federation Security team collaborates closely with our partner agencies as well as with local and national law-enforcement entities. Our highly-trained and experienced officers are stationed at Jewish Day Schools, camps and campuses throughout the community. The team also assists Jewish institutions across the community by providing consultation, education and advocacy to instill a culture of vigilance and safety.

The safety and well-being of our community-members remains our highest priority in our mission to take care of the needs of our community and build a vibrant Jewish future.


What is the Community-Wide Security Department?

The Community-Wide Security Department is an internal group with the Jewish Federation that works to ensure the safety of our communal building and properties, and that assists Jewish institutions across the community in their safety and security efforts.

Who works for the Community-Wide Security Department?

The department consists of a team of highly-trained security officers who collectively brings years of law enforcement and military background and experience.

What is being done to keep our community safe?

In addition to the presence of our trained security officers, the department employs a variety of state-of-the-art technologies and protocols to provide ongoing preventive measures as well as rapid crisis response.

What should I do if I have a security concern?

Concerns about either specific or general should be raised with —. For immediate emergency response, always contact 911.

How can I support our Community-Wide Security Department?

Great question! The Security Department is primarily funded by the Jewish Federation’s Annual Campaign. By making a yearly contribution—at whatever level is meaningful—you are actively helping keep our community safe.


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