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For immediate release on Feb. 13, 2018                   Leia Baez, Douglas County PIO, 402-444-6439         

FREE Church Security and Active Shooter Awareness Training this month

In the aftermath of the horrific church shooting in Texas, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) is taking proactive steps to ensure houses of worship are safe and secure.     

The DCSO has teamed up with the Douglas County Board of Commissioners and the Black Police Officer’s Association of Omaha (BPOA) to offer a FREE one-day church security and active shooter awareness training.

The training will be held February 24, 2018 at Northwest High School Auditorium, 8204 Crown Point Avenue in Omaha, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

To register, email your name, contact email address, and phone number to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Registration deadline is Feb. 21, 2018. Please note that this event will fill up quickly and space is limited. This is a brown bag training seminar, please plan to bring a sack lunch.

Interested participants are encouraged to “like” the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/DCSO.Omaha/ for training updates and trainer bios.

The DCSO, BPOA and the Douglas County Board are committed to ensuring the safety and security of all our citizens.  Working together with the community, we will ensure the sanctity of houses of worship is protected. 

For more information, click here to see event flyer.




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