Security Consulting and Response Planning

In the wake of work place and school shooting incidents and recent bombings ER offers total security consulting and response plans for small business, government entities and corporations and now specifically for non-profits and churches:

Emergency Action Plans addressing service needs include:

  • Evacuation plans
  • Shelter in place plans
  • Lock Out/Lock Down
  • Personal protection of minister
  • Secure offering handling
  • Fire response
  • Bomb threat
  • Active shooter response
  • Medical response
  • Accidents with injury
  • Fire lanes and no parking zones

Volunteer Screening Procedures to include:

  • Applications
  • Interviews
  • Criminal background checks
  • Drug testing
  • Behavior models and personality analysis

Security Resources:

  • Volunteers versus paid services
  • Armed or personal protection assistant
  • Uniformed unarmed guard
  • Uniformed police officer
  • Service assistants
  • Medical assistants
  • Parking lot attendants

Other procedures:

  • Threat assessments
  • At risk situations
  • Desiring security specific to you ministry, building, staff and members
  • Incidents that disrupt in the sanctuary
  • How to address specific scenarios
  • Concealed carrying members and the liability
  • Security volunteers versus escorts or attendants
  • Physical barriers and barricades
  • Fire extinguisher training
  • Clear unobstructed exits and functioning fire door
  • Functioning fire alarm and drills
  • Slip and fall incidents Letter or phone threats
  • Handling suspicious letters and packages
  • Handling money
  • Building capacity
  • Secure areas
  • Single access
  • Mag locks or panic bar doors
  • Notification of parents of incident
  • Notification systems
  • Alarm system use
  • Panic button alarms
  • Two-way radio use
  • Barcode or IDs for workers and children
  • Card access systems
  • Vehicle assistance and accidents in parking lot
  • CCTV monitoring and recording
  • Mock drills with staff and volunteers
  • Mock drills with police, fire and EMS Emergency response plan updates and etching
  • General liability insurance & additional coverage provisions
  • Local government liaison
  • Press releases and statements
  • Emergency providers and numbers
  • Emergency building maintenance providers and numbers
  • Special use facilities
  • Safety concerns
  • First aid training
  • Secure areas
  • Domestic violence and abuse issues
  • Substance abuse issues
  • Opening and closing building
  • Incident form and interview
  • Threats Housekeeping clean up including bodily fluid, blood-borne pathogens and spills
  • Written plan
  • Ongoing training