Active Assailant & Violence on Faith Based Properties:

Proactive and Reactive Readiness

May 25, 2019, 9 A.M. to 2:30 P.M., Bloedel Hall. Fee: $15, includes lunch

Topics Covered:

◆ Emergency Preparedness and Response: Medical Emergencies, Active Violence Situations, & De-escalation
◆ Attacks on Churches: A Brief History & Analysis
◆ Safety & Protection Protocols for Children’s Ministry Areas
◆ Behavioral & Psychological Indicators & Responses Before, During and After a Violent Event
◆ Developing a Trained Group of “Sheepdogs” to a Ministry of Vigilance
◆ Safety Grants & Survey Assistance from the Department of Homeland Security
◆ Addressing your questions & concerns


Who Should Attend:

Clergy, Staff, Vestry, Ushers, Front Line Volunteers
Choir, Children & Youth Ministries Leadership
and anyone interested in emergency planning and preparedness.


About your Facilitators:

Ronald J. Miller, MA, MS
Retired Police Officer, State of CA, Detective, Crime Scene Investigator, Bomb Squad Investigator and Certified Firearms Instructor. Retired owner of Behavioral Forensics & Investigations, PLLC, Felony and Capital Murder Court Appointed Investigator and Mitigation Specialist. He is a Special Deputy with the Clark County Sheriff’s Office, Cold Case Homicide Unit.

Joanne L. Miller, RN, ARNP, MHL, MSN (Retired)
Retired after 38 years as a Critical Care and Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner and a Trauma Coordinator for a major metropolitan Level II Trauma Hospital and as an instructor in Advanced Life Support certification for nurses and physicians. She is also a Certified Firearms Instructor.
The Millers have been presenters at a number of Church workshops on creating a Safety Ministry with a focus on risk mitigation, reduction and “how to” set up a safety/security team. Ron is the designated (volunteer) “Safety & Security Coordinator” for the Diocese by Bishop Rickel.