Loudoun County, VA (July 7, 2023) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce its 2023 Houses of Worship Safety Summit.
The free summit is scheduled on Thursday, August 10, from 2-4 p.m. at Brambleton Middle School in Ashburn. It is intended to facilitate the sharing of information, concerns, and ideas with county religious leaders related to safety at their respective places of worship. The agenda will include security challenges specific to faith-based communities, what to do if there is an active threat of violence, law enforcement responses, and emergency response plans.
“I am committed to making sure Loudoun’s houses of worship are safe havens,” said Sheriff Mike Chapman. “The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office continues to look for productive ways to partner with our faith-based communities, and this summit is one example of our ongoing efforts,” he added.
The summit is intended for religious leaders and their safety and security teams, board members, and staff. For more information, please contact Captain Bryan Wacker at Bryan.Wacker@Loudoun.gov.
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