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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Authorities are talking about how to improve security in the wake of a shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Squirrel Hill.

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Of chief concern is how we can better protect the students in schools and the people inside their place of worship.

The Allegheny County District Attorney said he wants to have a summit to figure out how to increase security.

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Stephen Zappala told the Post-Gazette there maybe could be a “direct line,” or something similar to a panic button, for reporting an incident of violence directly to the police in the community — to increase response times.

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Security cameras with a live feed to law enforcement is another idea being considered.

There is no date for the proposed summit, but Zappala said Pittsburgh could host a future meeting of the national group Prosecutors Against Gun Violence.

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Shortly after the synagogue shooting, a co-chair of that organization contacted Zappala and asked if they might bring a future meeting to Pittsburgh.

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Zappala told the Post-Gazette he hasn’t talked to Jewish leaders yet about their security plans, but does intend to do so. Right now, he’s giving them time to grieve.