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A member of my churches safety and security teams for several years. Active in several faith-based safety coalitions and organizations. A long time firearms instructor with 400+ students taught.
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Radios for our team

We use Motorola CS 1110 radios for safety team. They cost $160iah and are a simple 1 watt 1 channel radio. Security team uses Powerwerx DB-16X which cost about $120. They are programmable and can use...

July 2, 2018 5
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Radios for our team

We use Motorola CS 1110 radios for safety team. They cost $160iah and are a simple 1 watt 1 channel radio. Security team uses Powerwerx DB-16X which cost about $120. They are programmable and can use...

July 2, 2018 5
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Radios for our team

We use Motorola CS 1110 radios for safety team. They cost $160iah and are a simple 1 watt 1 channel radio. Security team uses Powerwerx DB-16X which cost about $120. They are programmable and can use...

July 2, 2018 5
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Radios for our team

We use Motorola CS 1110 radios for safety team. They cost $160iah and are a simple 1 watt 1 channel radio. Security team uses Powerwerx DB-16X which cost about $120. They are programmable and can use...

July 2, 2018 5
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Do you standardize your ammunition? and if so …

We've standardized on Federal Hydra-shok, the original version, not the HST...but I recently heard and substantiated that they fail to mushroom after penetrating sheetrock or even denim...then they over...

June 29, 2018 5
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Undercover or Visible Security Team?

Should a church advertise the presence of their security team or go undercover? I see value both ways. Visible is a deterrent while undercover eliminates what could seem a heavy handed or suspect approach...

June 29, 2018 2
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Do you standardize your ammunition? and if so ...

We do require all armed members of the team to use the same ammunition. I'm curious if others do the same and if so, how they decided which ammunition to use.

June 29, 2018 2
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How and how often do you qualify your armed team members?

If one is going to be armed they take on a responsibility to be capable with their firearm. We qualify 3-4 times a year per year as well as doing simulator training. We use a modified federal agency...

June 29, 2018 2
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Do you limit the doors available to worshipers on worship days?

We have a fairly expansive campus with many doors. Leadership insists that many doors in all directions are open leading up to worship. I get that from the standpoint of wanting to make it as easy for...

June 29, 2018 2
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