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Gatekeeper program – Security Liability and Your Church

Posted by Charles "Chuck" Chadwick, Jr. on

In this litigious society we live in today; Liability is at the top of the concerns of all churches. Imagine the damage a single mistake could cost your church. If your security team should be responsible for the injury or death of an innocent person, were to be guilty of assault, false arrest...

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“You got to have a PLAN?”

Posted by Charles "Chuck" Chadwick, Jr. on

With every church shooting we all hear the mantra “You got to have a PLAN?” It’s as though a “PLAN” is some onerous piece of literary work comprised of millions of pages of processes and procedures.   I was once a managing consultant to fortune 500 companies...

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A Case for Pastoral Protection - Paul's letter to the church

Posted by Charles "Chuck" Chadwick, Jr. on

Part of my past professional security experience was to be the Personal Protector of a very well-known pastor in the Houston, Texas area. During those years I was exposed to some of America’s greatest pastors. Now I'm not a biblical scholar and certainly don't profess to being a an expert...

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Firearms polices

Posted by Charles "Chuck" Chadwick, Jr. on

Attention all Gatekeepers: Not shooting yourself in the foot. There are several questions we want to address to help you avoid legal issues that might arise if you ever have to use deadly force in the scope of your job as security operatives. We have done quite a bit of research and reached...

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Use of Force Policy

Posted by Charles "Chuck" Chadwick, Jr. on

Security and Ushers: Handling “difficult” people Definition: Difficult People are defined as persons who refuse to adhere to the scriptural practices of good order and discipline in the body of Christ. Hecklers, protestors and other individuals who demonstrate a lack of...

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Psychological Testing of your Security Team or ARE YOUR SECURITY GUYS NUTS?

Posted by Charles "Chuck" Chadwick, Jr. on

Part of the requirements for our Gatekeeper state certified training in professional security is the passing of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory. This is a psychological test to hopefully “find this individual to be in satisfactory emotional health to perform the duties of a...

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Be CONfident that church small groups are targets for “Crimes of Persuasion”

Posted by Charles "Chuck" Chadwick, Jr. on

A personal recent exposure to what could have been a “Crime of Persuasion” or in other terms a “Con Job” caused me to propose a “What If” scenario that could happen in any group of believers. Affinity Fraud runs particularly rampant in churches because our...

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Get off me Blades & The “Grab and Stab” concept

Posted by William Chadwick on

Today we revisit the off-hand deployable blade and what makes the grab and stab concept so simple and convincing. Primarily used in close quarter deadly force situations and arguably the best option for firearms retention, the off-hand blade is to be simple, secure and easily brought into the...

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Where are you focusing when you holster your weapon? Downrange is the wrong answer.

Posted by William Chadwick on

I see it time and time again and occasionally find myself wanting to holster without looking depending on what holster or setup I am currently wearing or training with.  Couple of issues here: Why train in any gear besides the gear you wear daily and on duty? Why are we not looking...

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Full Exposure

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There are all sorts of tactics taught by all sorts of experts. Some touting decades of SWAT and Special Forces experience, etc., etc.. First, I want to thank them for their service to our country. Second, I would like to point out some of the tactics I don’t think will work in our theater...

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