Faith leaders and nonprofit representative attend Faith-based Security Summit

Posted at 7:02 AM, Jul 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-24 09:00:35-04

Dozens of faith leaders and non-profit representatives will come together at the University of Akron for the half day Faith-based Security Summit.

The purpose of the summit is to discuss ways community and church leaders can handle potentially dangerous situations.

This event comes as faith leaders address the recent acts of terrorism hitting public places.

The FBI, Homeland Security and the Ohio Emergency Management Agency will be in attendance.

They're expected to review several areas of security including hate crime trends, cyber security and what to do in an active shooter situation.

Faith leaders said even though they may never encounter a serious security threat, they're more comfortable knowing they are prepared for any situation.