Providing Active Shooter Response Training for churches and houses of worship, as well as related spiritual centers requires not only a proven curriculum and training program, but a unique understanding of the various types of advantages and disadvantages of these facilities. Factors such as number of persons present, types of audiences, support staff, as well as physical structure and environmental settings play a large role in how such events transpire.
- Prevention is paramount.
- Stopping a potential threat and preventing further harm is critical.
- Caring for those injured and summoning additional help is vital.
Active Shooter Response Training for Churches and Houses of Worship
All 3 of these above factors must be addressed when developing an Active Shooter Response Plan and related policies and procedures. CCG’s Active Shooter Response Training for churches and houses of worship will address all of these factors and more.
One of the largest strengths found in a church or house of worship is the strength of its congregation. Bringing patrons together under the same preventative plan, and using the teamwork and focus on helping one another, and assisting each other is a key component to prevention of such incidents. Having a well-informed, cooperative, and singularly focused group of persons dedicated to effectively preventing, stopping, and deterring such situations from happening is something the Active Shooter Response Training for Churches and Houses of Worship will bring to your facility.
During an Active Shooter or Armed Intruder event, some of the expected issues a congregation will face are: mass confusion and panic, medical emergencies, potential loss of command structure, poor communication, poor visibility, and overall lack of coordinated response which can lead to additional risk and harm done to both parishioners and visitors. CCG ASRT training will address these risks and assist organizations is strengthening their response to such events.
CCG training will also address:
- Mass evacuation
- Trauma and casualty care/medical triage
- Enhanced physical protection methods for selected staff
Active Shooter Training Workshops, ASR Plan development and review , Rolling-Classroom, Table-top scenarios, and live-action role play scenarios can be provided, on or off-site. Large or small group safety briefings can also be included for organizations seeking to empower and educate their members on how to survive and repel such attacks.
Instruction is provided by CCG’s nationally recognized Active Shooter Instructor cadre bringing years of tactical law enforcement, military, emergency medicine, dignitary and executive protection, as well as security industry experience to this unique, and highly valued environment.
Contact CCG to further discuss our Active Shooter Response Training for Churches and Houses of Worship today.