Church Safety Training: Room Entry & Emergency Care
When seconds count, the police and EMS are minutes away.
Course Description: This 1-day course is designed for church safety and security teams who are committed to keeping their congregations safe during potentially dangerous events. Participants will learn techniques for room entry and medical emergency care, including strategies for negotiating closed and open doorways, movement within hallways, and engaging with threatening individuals. Emergency medical care techniques covered will include the application of tourniquets, hemostatic dressings, wound packing, chest seals, and equipment response bag considerations. By the end of this course, participants will have the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively respond to and manage medical emergencies during a crisis event.
Two core training blocks.
Block 1 – Practical exercises will include tactics for one or two person teams, and best practices for interacting with individuals who are creating an emergency event through the use of firearms, edged weapons, or physical violence.
Block 2 – Practical exercises to treat medical emergencies related to a high risk-event. The subject matter includes wound care application exercises related to firearms and edged weapons.
1. Mitigating the Fatal Funnel
2. Area of Responsibility
3. Movement to Room Clearing
4. Center & Corner Fed Room Entry
5. Team Communication
6. De-escalation Tactics
7. Treating Medical Emergencies
8. Application of Tourniquets
9. Medical Bag Considerations
10. Victim Assessment
11. Hemorrhage Control
12. Victim Stabilization / Movement
** At 360 Policing, LLC, we hold our commitment to the well-being of God's people in the highest regard. It is of paramount importance to us that our training is not misused by individuals who may not have the best interests at heart. To safeguard this commitment, we will proactively contact the sponsoring church you have listed on your registration form. Our aim is to validate your information and ensure that our training serves the greater good of the community, aligning with our core values and mission.
Andrew is an active 15-year paramedic holding both state and national registry credentials. He received his Tactical Emergency Medical Specialist (TEMS) certification from Guilford Technical Community College. He has 12 years of experience in tactical paramedicine serving both SWAT and EOD elements.
He serves as the team commander of an EMS Tactical Medic Team. Andrew received his Critical Care Paramedic certification from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. He has six years of critical care and air medical experience. Andrew is a Battalion Chief over a training division and quality management program. He is a certified American Heart Association instructor for Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).
Andrew is an International Trauma Life Support Instructor, and a Level II Paramedic Instructor with the North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Services. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Emergency Medical Care from Western Carolina University
Derrick Crews, a 30-year law enforcement veteran has served in a variety of roles including Criminal Investigative Division supervisor, EOD, Patrol Supervisor, Use of Force Coordinator, and SWAT as the Assistant Team Commander.
He completed the Advanced Force Science Analyst Certification for human performance and has significant experience in tactical operations receiving his POST academy tactical officer certification. Derrick’s current and former law enforcement instructor credentials include Defensive Tactics, Taser, Use of Force, Physical Fitness, GST 2, and Verbal De-Escalation.
Derrick is a nationally certified instructor through the International Association of Directors of Law Enforcement Standards and Training and has a bachelor's in Criminal Justice from American Military University.
Derrick has been training law enforcement tactics within law enforcement since 2015. He has presented at numerous State and Federal training facilities and has been published in national police training sources.
Training consists of several repetitive practical exercises involving walking, kneeling, squatting, and turning corners. This course is NOT delivered in a classroom lecture-style format.
Participation in the practical exercises is entirely optional. If you prefer to be an observer rather than a participant, the choice is entirely yours. We respect your decision and encourage you to engage with the training in a manner that suits your comfort level.
Working Lunch: Learners are expected to pack a light lunch that does not require refrigeration. This will be a full day of training.
NO FIREARMS: Do NOT Bring Any Weapons!
Training firearms will be provided.