Houses of Worship can be extremely vulnerable to active shooter attacks because of their location, population, and open door mentality.  There are certain steps the leadership team can take to minimize the risk of being involved in an active shooter incident and this training will not only cover those steps, but will also cover best practices to survive these types of incidents.

The Ohio Crime Prevention Association will host two training events in Ohio in October for church leaders and others involved in building security. On Saturday, October 5, training will be held in Central Ohio at Calvary Lutheran Church in Chillicothe, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Click here for more details.

On Saturday, October 12, training will be held in Northeast Ohio at Grace Baptist Church in Brunswick, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Click here for more details.

Cost for training is $30 for OCPA members, $40 for non-members. Learn more at