EDUCATED IN SECURITY
The Christian Security Institute
(CSI) is a state licensed security school that produces
plainclothes Personal Protection Officers for some of the
largest churches in America. It's president, Chuck Chadwick,
former security director for Ed Young's Fellowship Church, says
the demand has been increasing steadily for the past ten years
to where the institute now furnished the church specific
training program to a host of churches.
the latest technology using laser shot simulation, defensive
tactics area, judgmental branching video scenario simulation and
firearms training the school has all the tools needed to train
elite "Gatekeepers". Live firearms training is conducted at a
local private tactical range.
"The laws in
Texas are quite specific about the legality of carrying firearms
in churches as a part of the increasingly popular "Security
Teams" Chadwick says. "You can't just get Bubba-Joe with his
Concealed Handgun License to ride heard over the flock. Actually
it is illegal and can earn the pistol packer a class "A"
misdemeanor punishable by up to one year in jail and a $10,000
The statistics speak for themselves. According to
the nation's leading church violent crime statistician Carl
Chinn of M7 (http://www.CarlChinn.com);
from 1/1/1999 through 9/15/2010 there were 167 deadly force
incidents resulting in the death of others in churches.
Of those incidents only 5 were stopped in process by
law enforcement, 7 were stopped in process by others and the
remaining 155 were stopped when the attacker was finished.
Law enforcement tell us that until they get there;
"We are on our own to stop the incident." Most of the time the
police get there to take the report. In the average active
shooter incident a person is shot every 15 seconds.
In the most infamous church shooting at New Life
Church in Colorado Springs in 2007 the assailant emptied three
thirty round clips from an assault rifle killing two young girls
and wounding several others. The total incident lasted less than
"We had to come up with a solution that was legal
and low cost for churches." says Chadwick "That is went we
developed our "Gatekeeper" program modeled after the Gatekeepers
of biblical days." (I Chronicles 9:21)
Contact Chuck Chadwick
(972) 712-8818 or
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