NEAAPA has an active Security Committee that meets regularly. This committee is responsible for discussing security-related issues that affect the industry as a whole and encouraging best practices among both member facilities and nonmember facilities through the promulgation of education programs, site tours, creating a community-of-practice in the region.
Below are resources that you can use to be prepared and align your operations to.
Training and Best Practices
- Security and Resiliency Guide For Outdoor Events
- U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Commercial Facilities Security Training Resources
- DHS Sports and Entertainment Venues Bombing Prevention Solutions Portfolio
- Designed to be a one-stop-shop for countering the threat of explosives, the Solutions Portfolio can assist you and your teams in identifying and connecting to those resources that best meet your needs.
- National Counter - Terrorism Security Office (NACTSO) - Crowded Places Guidance
- Patron Screening Best Practices
- "If You See Something, Say Something" U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
- Campaign Materials, Such as Print Materials and PSAs, can be Found Here
- U.S. Federal Aviation Administration "No Drone Zone" Resources
- Code Adam - National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
- Downloadable Resource Kit (ZIP File)
Active Shooter Resources
- U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Active Shooter Preparedness Resource (for translation to another language, please go here: https://www.dhs.gov/active-shooter-resources-translated)
- Active Shooter "How to Respond" Educational Booklet
- Active Shooter "Options for Consideration" Preparedness Video
- The 7-minute Options for Consideration video demonstrates possible actions to take if confronted with an active shooter scenario, as well as how to assist authorities once law enforcement enters the scene.
- Pathway to Violence Factsheet
- The Pathway to Violence fact sheet explains warning signs that may lead to violence and what individuals can do to mitigate a potential incident.
- Active Shooter Recovery Guide
- The Active Shooter Recovery Guide can assist in the proactive implementation of policies and procedures that position organizations to effectively recover from an active shooter incident, while providing the best support structure for their employees, contractors, visitors, patrons, family members, and the community at large.
- DHS Cybersecurity "Protect Your Workforce" Distributable Materials (provides guidance on physical and cybersecurity and how to report suspicious behavior, activity, and cyber incidents).
- Ransomware – What It Is and What to Do About It