Local law enforcement personnel will be hosting the 2nd Annual Faith-Based Safety Summit to have open discussion with religious leaders on safety concerns while at places of worship. Topics will include: crime prevention, implementing safety teams, how to address an active shooter, as well as the 2020 Census.
The free event will take place Saturday, March 28 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Virginia Western Community College, Whitman Theater, 3099 Colonial Avenue. Participating law enforcement agencies include: Virginia Western Police Department, City of Roanoke Police Department, Roanoke County Police Department, Town of Vinton Police Department, and City of Salem Police Department.
For more information and to register, visit the Roanoke County Police Department Facebook page or call Officer Butts at (540) 777-8651.