The process of preparing a plan, when done correctly, can increase everyone's safety. But, it needs to go further than that. Once completed, a plan needs to be exercised, trained and practiced.

Best Plans

  • Developed with good, relevant information
  • Why have a volcano response if you're thousands of miles from possible occurrences?

Resources Already Available

  • Members with expertise
  • Insurance company
  • Other churches
  • Fire
  • Severe weather
    • Cancellation policy
    • Safe shelter inside
  • Medical emergencies
  • Trespasser or disruptive person
  • Family argument/ assault
  • Armed person
    • Active shooter

The Four D’s: Deny entrance, Deter attack, Delay entry/exit, Detect intrusion/theft