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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of Alabama

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, July 13, 2018

Secret Service Presenting Law Enforcement Anti-Terrorism Training in Huntsville & Trussville

BIRMINGHAM – The U.S. Secret Service will present anti-terrorism training for law enforcement next week in both Huntsville and Trussville.

In conjunction with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Alabama and the Huntsville and Trussville police departments, the Critical Protective Analysis Group of the Secret Service will present a one-day conference on Tuesday, July 17, at the Huntsville Public Safety Training Academy, 6000 Cecil Fain Drive. It will present the same conference on Thursday, July 19, at the Trussville Civic Center, 5381 Trussville Clay Road. The conference will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days, with registration from 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.

The training is free and open to all law enforcement. It is approved for six credit hours with the Alabama Peace Officers Standards & Training Commission. Training will focus on terrorism trends and tactics.

U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town will open Tuesday’s conference in Huntsville. First Assistant U.S. Attorney Lloyd Peeples will open the conference Thursday in Trussville. Only the opening segment of the conferences will be open to the media.

Advance registration will be available until noon Monday by emailing to lyndon.laster@usdoj.gov the name, address and phone number of your organization, along with the names of individuals planning to attend.

 

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Updated July 13, 2018