Faith-Based Partners

Why Join SHIELD? 

The Detroit Police Department Shield program is committed to an open line of communication between faith-based leaders and law enforcement agencies to effectively deter terrorism, homegrown violent extremists, and crimes that affect houses of worship. 

Benefits of DPD SHIELD Partnership 

We have a shared responsibility to provide for the safety and security of our community. The DPD SHIELD Program serves as the tool to accomplish this task; however, only by collaborating can we achieve success.

As a member of the DPD SHIELD Program, you will have an opportunity to take an active role in helping to make Detroit a wonderful place to live, work, and raise a family.





Faith-Based Community Resources
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) in partnership with the Department of Homeland Security for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships and the Faith-Based Information Sharing and Analysis Organization have developed resources that assist in securing faith-based organization’s physical and cybersecurity. 

CISA (5) Ways to Improve the Safety and Security of Your Place of Worship or Community Spaces

CISA Security Self-Assessment

DHS Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships Resources

The Power of Hello Guide for Houses of Worship

Additional Resources

The Faith-Based Information Sharing & Analysis Organization (FB-ISAO)
CAIR - Best Practices for Mosque and Community Safety
Synagogue Security Toolkit
Secure Community Network