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Training program hosted for religious institutions

The Suffolk County Police Department partnered with the Northport Police Department on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, to present "Safety in the Sanctuary," a training program offering suggestions to improve critical incident planning. Approximately 90 clergy and staff representing more than 15 houses of worship attended. Police had invited 19 places of worship -- 18 churches and one synagogue -- from Northport, East Northport, Centerport, Greenlawn and Fort Salonga to attend.  (Credit: Johnny Milano)