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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Southern District of Georgia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, July 25, 2016

Williams Memorial CME Church to Host Protecting Houses of Worship Seminar

Augusta, GA – Williams Memorial CME Church will host a Protecting Houses of Worship seminar on Tuesday, July 26 at 6 p.m. Participating in the event will be the United States Attorney’s Office, the FBI and Richmond County Sheriff’s Office.

Law enforcement personnel and local religious and civil leaders will have a discussion on how to prevent and respond to incidents of violence in houses of worship and during religious ceremonies. The event, which is open to the public, will educate community members on what to do to provide safety and security during religious meetings of all denominations.

The seminar will take place at the Williams Memorial CME Church at 1630 15th Street, Augusta, Georgia 30901. For additional information please contact Nic Roberts at 912-652-4422.

Updated July 25, 2016