Bergen sheriff, Teaneck police chief among scheduled speakers at houses of worship public safety talk

PUBLIC SAFETY: Bergen County Sheriff Michael Saudino and Teaneck Police Chief Robert Carney will be among the speakers at a special meeting this Wednesday: “Public Safety & Security in our Institutions, Houses of Worship & Throughout Our Town.”

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The session — sponsored by the Teaneck Chamber of Commerce from 7-9 p.m. at the Richard Rodda Community Center on Colonial Court — was scheduled by Mayor Lizette Parker, Deputy Mayor Elie Y. Katz and Councilman Mohammed Hameeduddin amid ongoing threats to houses of worship nationwide.

Topics will include:

Planning, developing, organizing and implementing safety & security programs;
Developing and maintaining cooperative relationships with local public safety officials;
Training in modern safety & security techniques;
Inspection of buildings, homes and grounds to ensure compliance with safety and security regulations.

Other speakers will include Teaneck Fire Chief Anthony Verley, Teaneck Police Chaplain Rabbi Abe Friedman and William Stallone — a risk mitigation planner and critical infrastructure coordinator from the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office.

Refreshments will be served.

RSVP requested / Elie Y. Katz: (201) 715-5179 or

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