Together, let's create a safe and secure community!


During the last several years, Jewish communities across North America have experienced a dramatic rise in antisemitic incidents, hate crimes, and targeted violence against its institutions.


To be better prepared against the possibility of targeted violence affecting our community, the United Jewish Federation of Utah is pleased to announce that after significant planning it has initiated the process of hiring our first Community Security Advisor, David McKean.


We are proud to join dozens of Federations and communities in an expanding network that has partnered with the Secure Community Network (SCN) to launch community-wide security programs to ensure the safety, security, and resilience of the Jewish people.

David McKean

Regional Security Advisor


(872) 867-0213

David McKean, Utah Security Advisor


David McKean joined the Secure Community Network (SCN) in October 2023 as the Rregional Security Advisor for the United Jewish Federation of Utah. David administers a security program that provides consultations, building and organizational assessments, training and drills, and threat mitigation to Jewish organizations, including schools, daycare centers, synagogues, camps, assisted living facilities, and other Jewish facilities.


Before joining the Secure Community Network, David served for 24 years in the FBI, most recently as Supervisory Special Agent at FBI HQ (Critical Incident Response Group/ Counter-IED Unit). David spent most of his career working field operations in Las Vegas, NV, Helena, MT and Salt Lake Field Office working Violent Crime, Organized Crime and Domestic Terrorism investigations. David had the opportunity to additionally serve in leadership roles within the FBI’s SWAT and Bomb Technician fields. In these roles, he focused heavily on developing strong working relationships with both public and private sector communities. Before serving in the FBI, David served for 14 years in the United States Army in special operations and as a helicopter pilot in the Attach Helicopter community.

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It is extremely important to report incidents as soon as you witness them. All incidents impact our community. Please use this form to report suspicious activity and antisemitic acts. The information will be reviewed and shared with appropriate local, state, and federal law enforcement.


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