Jump directly to the content
Advantage Member Exclusive

10 Standards for Starting a Security Program

Security consultant Carl Chinn outlines how to develop (or improve) your church's plan.

Editor’s Note: This article is part of the Advantage Membership. Learn more on how to become an Advantage Member or upgrade your membership.

Carl Chinn, who leads the Faith Based Security Network and consults with churches across the country, offers these 10 standards for starting (or improving) a security program:

Confirm executive support. The people in our care and the amenities they have funded with their contributions require the action of intentional protection. For a program to be the most effective, it should start at the top.

Conduct a baseline readiness survey. A church can hire a professional, use local law enforcement and fire departments (I advise using both), and use its liability insurance provider. Whatever way(s) you choose, develop some form of follow-up so you can measure not only how prepared you are now but can also track improvements.

Start with what you have. Start ...

Log In For Full Access

Interested in becoming a member? Learn more.

Related Topics:
  • None
Posted:
  • October 7, 2019