MPD to Conduct Church Safety, Crime Prevention Training | Events
MONTGOMERY — Church safety and crime prevention for communities of faith are the focus of a special training opportunity being offered this week by the Montgomery Police Department.
MPD’s Community Policing Bureau will conduct sessions specifically designed to educate church staff regarding current crime trends and provide safety tips that can help increase crime prevention awareness for communities of faith. The Rev. Baxter Morris and First Baptist Church will host the training at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, at 347 N. Ripley St.
Topics for discussion include:
- Cash handling and deposit drops;
- Handling suspicious and criminal activity;
- Developing emergency response plans; and
- Taking advantage of available resources through MPD’s crime prevention programs.
MPD extends an invitation to all Montgomery-area churches to attend. Pastors and church associates whose duties include handling finances, community outreach and other related programs are encouraged to take part.
Information Source: MPD
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