Best Practices for Mosque and Community Safety

Council on American-Islamic Relations.

This article from the Council on American-Islamic Relations offers practical steps to protect mosques and religious organizations against acts of violence.


framework for organizational safety, grantmaking organizations, security equipment and hardware, active shooter prevention and response, safety resources, thoughtful questions about preparedness

Best For

Muslim leaders and congregations focusing on a security plan



Suggested Uses

  • Create a safety plan by evaluating your existing strategy and using the initial checklist.
  • Access grant opportunities and links to in-depth safety information to help you implement your safety plan.

About the Contributor

Ben Tapper

Ben Tapper is an associate for resource consulting with the Center for Congregations. Ben has a passion for communal healing and restoration. He is also a consultant on CRG Chat and helps with social media.  

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