- Saturday | July 20, 2019
- 8:00 am
- New Joy Lutheran Church
Training to Safeguard Places of Worship
Saturday, July 20 from 8 am–12 noon
Presented by: International Disaster Emergency Service (IDES)
Open to all Westfield and Hamilton County-area churches and Christian organizations
RSVP: Amber Janes at email@example.com or call 317-896-1402
Learn how to:
- Reduce the overall risk of violence, especially before the crisis;
- Reduce the number of injuries during the attack;
- Increase the survivability of injured persons in the minutes after the attack.
The Safe Worship seminar covers what to do well before the incident, deals with the critical 5 minutes of the incident, and continues with the equally critical 15-20 minutes after the incident.
Who should attend “Safe Worship” Training
Full-time and volunteer ministry staff; eldership / leadership; department heads (children, special needs); greeters / ushers; those who regularly pass the communion and offering plates; members of existing safety / security teams; members of law enforcement and Fire/EMS; and members with concealed carry permits.
The Safe Worship seminar includes:
Background of IDES; Need for a Security Plan, Site Assessment; Greeters and Ushers - First Line of Defense; Safety/Security Team; Armed Security Team; Run. Hide. Fight (updated); Medical Response Teams; Crisis Recovery Teams; Emergency Medical Care - First 10 minutes.
Ed Sanow, IDES Director of Training, 30-year veteran of law enforcement, former editor of LAW and ORDER magazine, ALERRT-certified in Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 765-491-1327.