The Hartford Police Department hosts a week of topical training sessions for law enforcement every March called the Mini-Academy. This year, they are opening up one of the sessions to Clergy and Church Staff/Volunteer Workers. The session on Wednesday, March 7 is SAFE (Sanctuary Actions For Emergencies) and POWER (Place of Worship Emergency Response).

The SAFE presentation focuses on the most likely emergencies that can occur during typical Sunday service. The POWER presentation includes a discussion on safety and security, burglary and theft prevention, church school safety, staff background investigations, emergency response kits, and emergency action plans. Registrations costs $30/attendee. Training will take place at the Schauer Arts and Activities Center, 147 N. Rural St., Hartford, WI from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. To register, contact Lt. Mike Cummings at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 262-970-0603.