Free Crime Prevention Summit on June 2 in Lancaster to Tackle Current Trends

A crime prevention summit will be held June 2 at the Lancaster-Lebanon IU13 Building, just outside Lancaster city.

The summit, hosted by Lancaster County Crime Prevention Task Force, is free to the first 200 people who register here:

The event starts with opening remarks at 8:30 a.m. and the last workshop is expected to close around 2:30 p.m.

The event is co-sponsored by Lancaster County IU13, which is providing a spacious facility at 1020 New Holland Avenue, and Select Security, which will provide a catered, buffet-style lunch free to all registered attendees.

The summit was designed with a wide range of topics to present numerous options for attendees. Among the topics will be cyber/digital safety tactics, safety strategies for schools, and a panel featuring area youth discussing some of their challenges and perceptions.

The workshops will focus on what is happening now in our communities and neighborhoods.

There will be two 75-minute workshop blocks in the morning and a 90-minute workshop in the afternoon. At registration, attendees can select the workshops they wish to attend.

Opening remarks will be offered by Lancaster County District Attorney Craig Stedman and state Sen. Scott Martin.

The summit will also be a venue to network with numerous peers from various backgrounds and professions. More than a dozen agencies and offices will have stations for attendees to engage.

The Crime Prevention Task Force is a collaboration of numerous offices and agencies across the county, formed by the Lancaster County commissioners in 2008.

For more information on the Crime Prevention Task Force, visit:

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