Houses of Worship
Houses of Worship Security Services
Our Houses of Worship Security Services operate and function much like our School Security Services. Houses of worship are sacred spaces for all who come to pray and worship. According to FBI hate crime statistics show that incidents in churches, synagogues, temples and mosques increased 34.8% between 2014 and 2018, the last year for which FBI data is available.
Our process for securing houses of worship parallel our other strategic security services. This process includes an annual Physical Security Survey (Security Assessment) of your house of worship - best in class, Threat Assessment, continual Protective Intelligence monitoring, utilization our Security Operations Center, Active Threat / Active Shooter Training for staff and worshipers, developing / co-developing a schools emergency operations plan. Secure Options can even establish a robust security operations center within your house of worships property or at a satellite location.
Selection of our Houses of Worship Security Personnel: Each Security Officer is trained as a first responder in active threat / active shooter response, de-escalation tactics and techniques, critical crisis communications, CPR certified, Stop the Bleed training and cultural awareness training. Many of our personnel are active and retired law enforcement officers.