CHESTNUTHILL TOWNSHIP -- People learned about self-defense in Monroe County.
A defense attorney and retired state police trooper were at the West End Crime Watch meeting Monday night at the Chestnuthill Township Park building on Route 715 near Brodheadsville.
They discussed how to defend yourself legally and the laws for carrying firearms.
"People are becoming increasingly more concerned about protecting yourselves, protecting your loved ones, and going to protect yourself and your loved one, it's really important that you understand the laws," said criminal defense attorney Michael Giaramita.
Attendees also received a pamphlet on self-defense laws at the event in Monroe County.