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APSU to host House of Worship crime prevention workshop

cptconlineThe Department of Public Safety of Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tennessee will host a House of Worship Crime Prevention Workshop on Tuesday, July 14, 2009 from 9:00AM till 1:00PM. Crime prevention specialists from Crime Prevention Training Concepts, LLC will serve as instructors. Churches represent a unique crime prevention challenge for law enforcement.  Because of their very nature, churches are open and trusting.

Many find it hard to believe that someone would steal from God! Unfortunately, churches are frequent targets of property crime, financial fraud, vandalism, arson, and hate crimes.

  • May 2009-Man with Rifle at Church Planned Shooting
  • June 2009—Antioch, Tennessee Church Increases Security After Break-In
  • June 2009—Man Submits Plea Deal in Rape at Oregon Church
  • June 2009—North Carolina Church is Victim of Burglary, Arson
  • May 2009-Florida Priest Who Stole from Church Seeks House Arrest

Topics of the seminar will include:

  • Crisis Response
  • Pastoral Protection
  • Security Awareness
  • Risk Assessment
  • Physical Security
  • Development of Policy and Procedures
  • Training of staff and volunteers

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