[Caught On Camera] Church Parishioner Robbed Of $4,000

Los Angeles - On January 12, 2016, a church volunteer carrying the weekly offering to the bank was the victim of a strong arm robbery at the Church of the Assumption in Los Angeles. Read More »

Glen Evans

Church Security Alliance

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NC Man Enters Church With Rifle, You Won’t Believe What The Pastor Did.

Fayetteville, NC - In light of the Charleston attack, a congregation seeing a man armed with a rifle enter the premises must have been pretty unnerving this past New Year's Eve, but a pastor's calm response to a distraught man prevented a possible tragedy. Read More »

Glen Evans

Church Security Alliance

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Active Shooter Stopped in 90 Seconds in CO.!

It is frequently debated if a armed church security member can really make a difference. To understand the difference one armed good guy on site can make we need to look at two recent shootings, Colorado and San Bernardino. Read More »
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San Bernadino: Tactical Lessons For Church Security

There have been two major active mass killing incidents in the U.S. this past week. As always, I try to look at situations to determine tactical responses I can use should I ever become involved in defending myself or others around me.

While watching the recent mass shooting coverage, the San Bernadino police department allowed the media to talk to the first responding officer Lt. Mike Madden.  Upon being dispatched, he pulled into an area that allowed him to direct responding officers and assemble a team to make entry and hunt the terrorists.

What he described when he entered the building is instructive for those who perform security operations for their local church.  First, it gives us a look at how officers will be responding to our building upon notification and it allows us a peek at the absolute chaos that ensues during and after an incident like this.  Since many presently carry firearms as a first line of defense, this incident can teach us a few things about tactics and ending the situation before a mass number are harmed or killed. Read More »

Glen Evans

Church Security Alliance

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Two Men Planning To Attack Churches & Synagogues

Virginia - Two alleged white supremacists were arrested last week after a months long investigation revealed they were actively planning to attack churches and synagogues in Virginia, as well as plotting the murder of a gun dealer in the state of Oklahoma. Read More »

Glen Evans

Church Security Alliance

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[Video] Church Usher Caught Stealing From The Offering Plate

Orlando, Florida - Having clear rules for the ushers after the offering is taken may have stopped Mario Condis from dipping his hand into the offering plate last week. Read More »

Glen Evans

Church Security Alliance

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Need Your Help … What Insurance Does Your Church Use?

As many of our members can attest, getting a security ministry off the ground is fraught with obstacles, opinions and politics.  Part of the reason is because security at church is quite a new concept.  Another reason is those who are security and safety minded think quite differently then those who often lead the church. Read More »

Glen Evans

Church Security Alliance

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Video Camera Reveals Suspect In Arson Fires.

St. Louis, Missouri - Police in St. Louis have arrested a man suspected in numerous church arson fires involving what the media have termed "predominantly black churches." Read More »

Glen Evans

Church Security Alliance

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