For All Communities – Extra Security and Precautions in the Wake of the International Terrorist Attack in Sri Lanka

Asalam ‘Alaikum

Dear Community, Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of the victims, the Sri Lankan People & Christian community in wake of the Horrific Terrorist Attack against Sri Lanka Churches, Hotels & other .Please support the Sri Lankan community victims and families

Due to continued international foreign inspired terrorism around the world and with the continued increase of violence, hate crimes, domestic terrorism, intimidation, and vandalism in USA to both to human life and property, We appreciate Law enforcement in providing extra patrols for houses of worship, as needed. In addition, we recommend extra security precautions for Churches, Synagogues, Mosques, Gurdwaras, Mandirs, Temples all the time and especially in the time of recent religious observances of Easter, Passover, Ramadan, & Eid.

https://www.dhs.gov/cisa/options-consideration-active-shooter-preparedness-video

https://www.fema.gov/faith-resources

https://www.justice.gov/hatecrimes

https://www.oag.state.va.us/programs-initiatives/no-hate-va

We at ADAMS we continue to take the necessary measures to safeguard our community, users and visitors, we wanted to remind everyone to be aware of their surroundings.  Please continue to be observant and protect yourself and your loved ones.  If you do observe suspicious activity or are personally effected by an incident please contact law enforcement immediately.

We appreciate the continued solidarity of Many Faith Leaders, Government Officials, and Law Enforcement working to safeguard all communities.

This announcement is not to discourage you from doing your daily routines but a simple reminder to be aware as you are out and about.

We ask Allah Almighty to protect all communities and guide people to peaceful means in dealing with difficulties. We are reminded as Muslims to always put our trust in Allah, follow the Sunnah of our beloved Prophet of faith, patience, dua, and forgiveness, and be wise in conducting our activities  

Relevant contact information for local law enforcement is listed below;

1) Emergency – 911 

2)  ADAMS Phone # is 703-433-1325 

3) Loudoun County Sheriff – Non-Emergency # 703-777-1021 

4) Fairfax County Police – Non-Emergency # 703-691-2131 

5) Prince William County Police – Non-Emergency # 703-792-6500. 

6) Fauquier County Sheriff – (540) 422-8600 

7) FBI – Phone: (202) 278-2000

8) Department of Justice Civil Rights Division – (202) 514-4609

Also, there are many towns that have their own Police Departments – Leesburg, Herndon, Purcellville, etc. If your town has one, please obtain their contact information.

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