The St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, located at 80 E Main St, Adamstown, PA will be hosting two (2) 1-hour classes on Wednesday, April 24th, 2019. (Due to winter weather, this was rescheduled from it's original February 20th date). Ephrata Police Chief William Harvey will be presenting the free classes:
Part 1 begins at 6:30 pm: “How to Survive an Active Shooter Event”, lasting 1:15hrs, followed by 15 minute break.
Part 2: “Crime Prevention for Houses of Worship” will begin thereafter @ 8:00 pm and should last approximately 45 minutes.
All members of churches, businesses and the community at large in the greater Adamstown area are welcomed to attend this beneficial night of safety information.
Pre-registration is requested by contacting the Adamstown Area Library at 717-484-4200 by phone or registering here for one or both events. Light refreshments will be served.
Chief Harvey will also present Part 1: How to Survive an Active Shooter Event at one daytime session - to be held at the library - on Monday May 6th at 10:30 am. Click here to register.
William L. “Bill” Harvey has a BA in Criminology from St Leo University and a graduate of the Southern Police Institute of the University of Louisville (103rd AOC).
He served in the US Army Military Police Corps (76-79) completing his enlistment as a Sergeant in the 24th Military Police Co., Ft Stewart GA and is a life member of the Military Police Regimental Association.
Harvey served for over twenty-two years with the Savannah (GA) Police Department with assignments in Field Operations, Investigations and Support Services, and completed his career as the Director of Training. He then served as Chief of Police for the Lebanon City Police Dept. (PA) from 2002 to 2009. In Feb 2009 he was appointed the Chief of Police for the Ephrata Police Dept. (PA) and also serves as the Borough’s Emergency Management Coordinator. He serves as the Co-chair of the Criminal Justice committee member of the South Central (PA) Joint Terrorism Task Force and a member of the All Hazards Incident Management Team for the region.
Bill is on the Advisory Board of the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ileeta.org) and has published hundreds of articles in professional related periodicals, and lectured nationwide on law enforcement subject matters.