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Posted on: August 29, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Security seminar set for business owners, event planners, others


The City of Hampton and the Department of Homeland Security are sponsoring a two-hour security seminar especially designed for business owners, event planners, hotel managers and others who plan or host large gatherings.

The seminar is at the Hampton Roads Convention Center on Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 6 p.m. or Thursday, Sept. 29, at 1 p.m.

Learn about the tools and resources that can help your organization prepare for and survive a terror attack. Included will be information on: current terrorist tactics, techniques and procedures; how to identify and report suspicious activity; security measures you can take now; and preparing for an active shooter at your business or event.

Space is limited. To register, visit seminar or call the Citizen Contact Center at 311 or 757-7270-8311. To learn more about security for public gatherings, visit the Hometown Security website at

You can also go online to learn about Virginia's "See Something, Send Something" mobile app and the Virginia Fusion Center - a partnership that includes Homeland Security, the FBI, Virginia State Police and the Virginia Department of Emergency Management.

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