Governor Bentley Deeply Troubled by Ongoing Threats, Authorizes State Resources

MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Monday released a statement in regard to the ongoing threats to Alabama’s Jewish community and authorizes the use of state resources. The full statement is below:

“As the Governor of every person of Alabama, I will not tolerate targeted threats against any segment of the community. I have been briefed on the bomb threats at the Levite Jewish Community Center in Birmingham, and I have ordered the State Bureau of Investigation, a division with in the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency to coordinate with local and federal law enforcement officials to provide investigative resources. I am deeply troubled for our families and communities that have been threatened and feel frightened. I can assure the people of our state that Alabama will not tolerate any threat, we will bring those responsible to justice and we will provide any resource necessary to protect every one of our citizens.”