House of Worship and School Security Seminar Planned

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The North Central Task Force, Bradford County Emergency Management Agency along with the Bradford County Sheriff’s Office, has partnered with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to provide a “House of Worship & School Security Seminar.” This seminar is geared for all faithbased leaders, managers, administrators, parishioners, and policy makers, as well as school faculty and staff to provide exposure to resources, references, and laws affecting houses of worship and school security.

A special event will be held at Victory Church, 645 East Main Street in Troy, Bradford County from 9 am to 2 pm, on Saturday, August 11.

Agenda:

House of Worship/School Security Planning

Active Shooter Response

Stop the Bleed

Site Protection through Observational Techniques

Armed Security and Armed Congregation/Classroom Legal Considerations

EMA Preparedness Activities:

Preparedness means training, developing working partnerships and successful relationships. Northeast Pennsylvania is filled with the spirit of neighbor helping neighbor. The Public Safety Department is “preparing” for our next challenge.

This information submitted by Jeff Scarboro, Director of Public Safety & Emergency Management Agency, Bradford County.

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