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Department of Justice Hosts Protecting Houses of Worship Training Program

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Montana

BILLINGS - The U.S. Attorney’s Office is hosting a training program to share best practices for security at houses of worship. 

The Protecting Houses of Worship program will take place on Monday, May 14, 2018, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church in Billings. 

The program will provide faith-based community leaders and members with information to help them develop and implement security measures, share information, and address potential risks, such as active shooter situations.  The program will also include information on additional training and grant programs that may be available. 

Speakers include U.S. Attorney Kurt G. Alme and representatives from the Billings Police Department, Yellowstone County Sheriff’s Office, Department of Homeland Security and Federal Emergency Management Agency. 

The U.S. Department of Justice Community Relations Service and United States Attorney’s Office organized the program. 

 All faith-based community leaders and members are welcome to attend.  To obtain more information and/or RSVP for the event please e-mail


Acting Public Information Officer
(406) 761-7715

Updated May 11, 2018

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