- Risk Threat Vulnerability Assessment of the church and campus - Developing a written plan of options to present to the Pastors and Board that fits within the church’s culture. - Developing a policy handbook with SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures) and the roles and responsibilities of static and mobile teams, ushers and greeters. - Recruiting and vetting candidates for the security team and hiring a director to oversee campus security, events, and travel - Training of team
Communication between the client and the protection agents is a critical factor in the effectiveness of the team. While on detail, it may be necessary to use either verbal or non-verbal cues - pre-selected phrases or signals to alert the security team to a possible threat or an uncomfortable situation the client would like addressed. Here are a few examples from recent security operations: “Dr. Pepper” - In this scenario, the client is doing a meet and greet. Initially a sma
Always be doing something. First do your job, then look for work. Nothing will more quickly endear you to your team than staying busy and finding ways to contribute beyond the primary responsibilities of your position. Yes, there are SOP’s and checklists; yes, everyone has a job to do. That said, there are constantly more things to do than there is time to do them. Look for work! Standing by while the client is in a meeting? Pull security. Is the driver prepping the vehicle?
One of the biggest challenges for an EP agent on a travel team is packing effectively and traveling light. A seasoned EP agent can pack for a 6 week trip with only a carry-on bag. Here are a few tips on traveling overseas for an extended period of time with only a carry on. The case for carrying on Speed - Agents have to hit the ground running (often literally). You may have only a short time to conduct an advance before your client lands and must ensure you have all the esse