Tina Lewis Rowe

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A Great Whole-Church Safety and Security Seminar in Minnesota Last Week

Tina Rowe-Church Safety Seminar in Minneapolis (800x531) Hosanna! Church, in Lakeville, Minnesota, hosted a church safety and security seminar last week and it was a wonderful event! Jim Caauwe, a long-time law enforcement professional who  is now in charge of the Crime Prevention program for the Savage PD, did a massive amount of  work to  make it happen and it really worked out well. There were over 200 attendees and an equal number of  positive thoughts about the day.

 I presented about the components of a complete program for the first half of the day and Jim  talked  about inspections and assessments in the  afternoon. We had a sack lunch to help  maximize the time, but many people said they would have stayed longer.

 If your church or a group of churches or one or more police or sheriff’s departments want to get together to help make a seminar happen, let me know. It’s a two or three month process but is wonderful outreach for any group.

 As always, the emphasis of the seminar was on whole-church safety and security–all of the People, Places, Property, Programs and Processes of a place of worship. It’s an upbeat and practical program. Consider it for the churches of your community!

April 25th, 2015 Posted by | *Free Church Security Material--In Word Format, Safety and Security Planning | no comments