Planning for the safety of those who worship at your church or participate in your ministry raises various legal questions, some of them resulting from violent incidents in ministry settings.
Before you make weapons part of your school security plan, check with a local attorney to determine what laws apply to schools in your state.
Protecting your church from violence may mean having armed security, but be sure to consider these legal risks and suggestions when making a decision about who should protect your congregation.
The chief objective of anyone responding to a disruptive individual should be to form a visual barrier between that individual and the rest of the congregation.
As soon as you know that a demonstration is planned for your location, contact local law enforcement for assistance.
Practice risk management with regards to church violence by having a team to assess risks and create an emergency plan.
Use this legal advice when trying to prepare a disaster response plan to help your community in the event of a disaster or emergency.
Concealed carry laws vary from state to state. Work with a local attorney to determine what laws apply to schools in your state.
When a ministry has reason to believe that a person will disrupt its service or activity, the ministry may either deny access or require the person to leave.
The legal trends discussed in this article shed light on risks that churches and ministries have faced in recent years.
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