R ecently more local churches have become targets of violent crime nationwide according to Saginaw Township officer Henry Reyna.
B ut parish ion ers are fighting back by boosting security.
Saginaw Township Police is hosting a "Security for Places of Worship" workshop in an effort to keep churches safe.
The course will cover physical security, child care security, how churches are targeted for fraud.
The workshop is open to officials of all area churches. Deadline to register is Tuesday, June 3rd. To register call (989) 791-7210.
Security for Places of Worship will take place Wednesday, June 4th from 6pm to 8pm at Hopevale Church located at 4873 N. Center Rd (rm100) Saginaw Township.