This Church Safety / Security Ministry Resource List is intended to help Safety Directors of small to medium size churches with training their volunteer teams. 

Video

Training Seminar

Question and Answer Session 

PowerPoint

Active Shooter HOW: PowerPoint

Active Shooter HOW: JPG Files (Zip File)

Links

Protect Your Congregation from a Gunman:  http://www.christianitytoday.com/pastors/2007/august-online-only/protect-your-congregation-from-gunman.html 

Protecting congregations from active shooter incidents: http://southernohiosynod.org/aws/SOS/pt/sp/congregations_safety

Church Security Plan – ALICE Training Institute: https://www.alicetraining.com/our-program/alice-training/worship/

Active Shooter Survival Guide for Churches: http://www.journeychristiannews.com/active-shooter-survival-guide-for-churches/

Protecting Your Church Against Violence; http://www.sbclife.net/Articles/2013/03/SLA17

Thom S Rainer: http://thomrainer.com/2017/11/church-prepare-active-shooter/

Your choice: Run, hide, fight: http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/opinion/editorials/your-choices-run-hide-fight/article_3a8242d7-1f5a-5ec3-b97d-677295688e46.html

Violent Incidents at Churches are rising: http://www.churchlawandtax.com/blog/2016/june/violent-incidents-at-churches-are-rising.html

Carl Chinn: http://www.carlchinn.com/

PDF

ActiveShooterIncidentsUS_2014-2015

ChurchEmergencyPlanforViolence

FaithBasedEmergencyPlanTemplate22410

thomrainer.com-How Your Church Should Prepare for an Active Shooter.pdf

Word Your choices editorial

Books

The Art and Science of Security Risk Assessment-Ira Somerson, CPP
Church Security: Providing a Safe Worship Environment-Kevin Robertson
Crime Prevention for Houses of Worship -Chester L Quarles and Paula L Ratliff
Securing the Sacred: Making your house of worship a safer place -Dr. Andrew P Surace and Eric Konohia
Violence Assessment and Intervention: The Practitioner's Handbook-James S Caywood and Michael H Corcoran Soft Target Hardening: Protecting People from Attack -Dr. Jennifer Hesterman