Pastor Shoots Intruder In Early Morning Burglary

Baytown, Texas - According to ABC13.com On Tuesday, July 28, 2015, "Baytown police responded to a shooting at the Church of New Beginnings. Police say the pastor armed himself and shot an intruder. Read More »

Glen Evans

Church Security Alliance

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Man Killed, Wife Injured In Stabbing At Church

Urbana, Maryland - On Sunday, July 26 police received a 911 call regarding the stabbing of a man and his wife at the Anna Prayer Mountain Church.  Frederick County Sheriff Chuck Jenkins said the man died a the scene and his wife is in serious, but stable conditiion. Read More »

Glen Evans

Church Security Alliance

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Report of Church Shooting Deemed A Hoax

North Platte, NE - According to WOWT News, "Officers surrounded two North Platte churches on Sunday (June 14) until they determined a 911 call about a shooting was a hoax. Read More »

Glen Evans

Church Security Alliance

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Women Robbed Outside Their Church

Little Rock, Arkansas - On June 11, KATV reported 3 women meeting in a support group went outside Westover Presbyterian Church during the evening hours to talk, when 3 unknown suspects approached them, produced a gun, and demanded her purse. Read More »

Glen Evans

Church Security Alliance

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Church security a top priority in the wake of Charleston violence

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The murders in Charleston, South Carolina are at the forefront of many people's minds in religious circles. Suspect Dylann Roof walked into a church that had little security and welcomed him with open arms and shot nine people to death. The violence begs the question: Could this happen here? And, what […]
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Shelby police dashcam video shows Charleston shooting suspect’s arrest

Shelby police on Monday released dashcam video of the arrest of Dylann Storm Roof, the 21-year-old white man accused of killing nine African-Americans during Bible study in a Charleston church with deep roots in the black community. The video confirms the Shelby Police Department’s account that Roof surrendered meekly after he was approached by officers […]
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Church shooting site to re-open; FBI reviews manifesto

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) – A small group of parishioners was allowed inside the bullet-scarred Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal church on Saturday, getting a firsthand glimpse of the room where nine people from their congregation were slain. Meanwhile, the FBI said it was investigating a manifesto purportedly written by the suspected gunman, 21-year-old Dylann Roof. The […]
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Arizona sheriff sending armed posse into black churches

PHOENIX — A sheriff on trial, accused of harassing some members of a minority community, will send armed volunteer posse members into 60 black churches Sunday in response to the racially motivated attack in South Carolina earlier this week. Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who already is under federal supervision because of a ruling two […]
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Judge sets $1M bond on weapon charge; Church shooting suspect to remain in jail on murder charges

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) – A judge set bond at $1 million on a single weapons charge against the suspect in a shooting at a downtown Charleston church, but bond was automatically denied on nine murder charges. Dylann Roof, 21, appeared in bond court at 2:15 p.m. Friday.  Relatives and family representatives of the nine people […]
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Details into Charleston shooting suspect’s background emerge

COLUMBIA, SC (WMBF) – There are new details emerging into what happened in the months leading up to the moment police say Dylann Roof opened fire inside a Charleston church, killing nine people. The 21-one-year-old is from the Midlands area, but Friday morning he was behind bars more than 100 miles away, facing charges in […]
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