– Risk Threat Assessment of the church and campus
–Developing a written policy, SOP (Standard Operating Procedures) duties, roles and responsibilities of static, mobile teams, ushers and greeters.
-Recruiting and vetting candidates for your security team Georgia Weapons Carry License required
-Training of team members in the established SOP and creating a security team storage locker – flashlights, batteries, radios, medical equipment, etc…
-Protective intelligence program specific to the church’s liabilities
-Integrating the security team within the church’s administrative staff
-Reaching out to local Law Enforcement and EMS for active shooter drills, support and direction.
-Establishing a team of volunteers to augment regular security staff for large events and travel
-Monthly, quarterly and annual training to maintain standards including walk through drills and firearms re-qualifications.
-Clear understanding of Use of Deadly Force policy as per O.C.G.A. 16-3-21
–Education of church staff to fully understand the goals, rolls, and responsibilities of the security staff which should be:
- Ensure safety and security of church personnel, assets, members and guests
2. Facilitate administrative productivity
3 Protect the public image and reputation of the church.