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Free Pharmacy Safety Training

SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane County Sheriff's Office will sponsor a free 90-minute Pharmacy Safety and Security Class at its Spokane Valley training center on May 12th from 7:30 to 9 p.m. There is no cost and no need to register for the training. 

The course is presented by Purdue Pharma L.P. and will provide local pharmacists with information they need to protect themselves, their employees and their customers against the ever-increasing threat of pharmacy robbery.

Principles taught during the course will cover store layout, environmental design (lighting, landscape, etc.) and safety precautions.  Information presented should benefit both employees and customers and increase their chances of avoiding pharmacy robberies, as well as allowing them to be as safe as possible in the unfortunate circumstance of becoming involved in one.

The sheriff's training center is located at 10319 E. Appleway (back side of the old University City Mall).  Persons who need additional information can contact Deputy John Oliphant at 509-477-3211, or at jroliphant@spokanesheriff.org.

 

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