January 2018

Part Two: Protecting Houses of Worship

In Part One I explained how a facility needs to address the more common safety and security issues before planning to address a multi casualty incident such as an active shooting. This time we’ll talk about active shooter situations. As horrific as active shootings are, we can be grateful that they are still a relative rare occurrence. Research by Dr. John Lott and others has shown that Continue reading “Part Two: Protecting Houses of Worship”

Part One: Safety in Houses of Worship

With the shooting incident in Sutherland Springs Texas, the idea of needing to form some sort of “Safety Team” at houses of worship is once again being seriously discussed by church members, congregation boards, and religious leaders. Many are looking at this with the goal of finding an easy or very simplistic solution, such as – let’s get our ushers to take a CCW class, Continue reading “Part One: Safety in Houses of Worship”

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