Police meet with local worship leaders to promote church safety

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A large turnout today as police from across the area met with representatives of local places of worship.

Police say no specific crimes prompted the free forum, but churches are encouraged to take special precautions, like making sure their grounds are well-lit, locks are secure, and money is safely stored.

People from as far away as Newport News attended the event.

If you couldn't make it out don't worry, there is another forum in the works for September.

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