30 Jan

Church Safety Class

February 17, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Church of Christ at Mountain View
153 Narrow Ln
Winchester, VA 22602
Frederick County Sheriff's Office

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office in conjunction with the Virginia Fusion Center and the Church of Christ At Mountainview, 153 Narrow Ln., Winchester, Virginia is providing a 3rd presentation on “HOW RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS CAN BE WELCOMING AND A SAFE PLACE, AT THE SAME TIME.”” According to Sheriff Lenny Millholland, on Saturday February 17, 2018, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office along with the Virginia Fusion Center and the Virginia State Police will hold another training seminar open to local church personnel.” The class will be taught by Special Agent Austin C. White Training and Outreach Manager, Continuity Intelligence Liaison Officer, Virginia State Police, Criminal Intelligence Division. The class will consist of discussions pertaining to threat and vulnerabilities to houses of worship and then mitigation strategies on how to fill security gaps. The seminar will also be discussing the mindset of preparedness in dealing with threats to people as they go about their daily lives. Over 80 churches and several hundred-people attended the last class presented at Macedonia United Methodist Church. The informational course will be held at the Church of Christ at Mountainview located at 153 Narrow Ln. Winchester, VA. which is located near the DMV in Kernstown, VA. The class will be held from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Any interested churches or attendees are requested to contact the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office at 540-662-6168 with the number of attendees and the church they represent.