Safety in the Place of Worship

By July 8, 2019Latest News

Tuesday – July 23, 2019

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is offering a free training opportunity to help places of worship consider the security needs of their facilities and operations. The training is designed for anyone responsible for the safety of their place of worship and will help attendees to understand the challenges and needs of worship security. The goal is to make the process of creating a secure environment easier, less expensive, and more effective.

The next class will be held at the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office at 1700 West Leonard Street on Tuesday, July 23rd at 5:30 PM. A complimentary dinner is provided at 5:00 PM; session begins at 5:30 PM.  Seating is limited, to secure a seat please complete a registration form at:

Questions contact Lisa Parrish at (850) 436-9735 or email for additional information.

photo of Chief Deputy Chip Simmons speaking to class

Chief Deputy Chip Simmons speaks to Safety in the Place of Worship Class. Sign up for the next Safety in the Place of Worship seminar before it fills-up at

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