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Church Security Sub-forum?

Postby troglodyte » Mon Jan 22, 2018 4:01 pm

I put this out for consideration.

Since the change in the law and that I suspect a number of us are involved in providing security at our houses of worship, would there be value in having a sub-forum for "Church Security"?

It might be a nice place to find resources, pass on tips, tricks, and training, and help each other in providing for the Lord's flock.

I'd even volunteer to be a moderator if I was needed and would certainly understand if I wasn't.

Just a thought.
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Re: Church Security Sub-forum?

Postby Abraham » Mon Jan 22, 2018 4:22 pm

Sounds like a great idea.

While, I'm not a church goer or synagogue goer either for that matter (I'm not Jewish despite my on line name), I want my kindred spirits, if you will, being protected with efficiency.

A sub-forum like this would be a great place to exchange ideas for greater security ideas.

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Re: Church Security Sub-forum?

Postby RPBrown » Mon Jan 22, 2018 5:48 pm

Good idea. I would also like to see this sub-forum
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Re: Church Security Sub-forum?

Postby bblhd672 » Mon Jan 22, 2018 7:07 pm

Here's a strange suggestion - why doesn't someone send a private message to the gentleman who owns this forum and ask him?

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Re: Church Security Sub-forum?

Postby flowrie » Mon Jan 22, 2018 7:29 pm

troglodyte wrote:I put this out for consideration.

Since the change in the law and that I suspect a number of us are involved in providing security at our houses of worship, would there be value in having a sub-forum for "Church Security"?

It might be a nice place to find resources, pass on tips, tricks, and training, and help each other in providing for the Lord's flock.

I'd even volunteer to be a moderator if I was needed and would certainly understand if I wasn't.

Just a thought.


Great idea! I think it would be very helpful.
For example, we are about to test a brand of radios for our group. We could give feedback.
Also recommendations on medical training, etc....
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Re: Church Security Sub-forum?

Postby flechero » Mon Jan 22, 2018 7:36 pm

I really like the idea but can also see great value in it being a "non-public" subforum... For specific tactics or other strategy type info I'd vote for keeping it off the main page.


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Re: Church Security Sub-forum?

Postby imkopaka » Mon Jan 22, 2018 7:45 pm

troglodyte wrote:I put this out for consideration.

Since the change in the law and that I suspect a number of us are involved in providing security at our houses of worship, would there be value in having a sub-forum for "Church Security"?

It might be a nice place to find resources, pass on tips, tricks, and training, and help each other in providing for the Lord's flock.

I'd even volunteer to be a moderator if I was needed and would certainly understand if I wasn't.

Just a thought.


I like this idea. I've actually been considering offering free security consultations to the churches here in town (not that it would be worth anything since I have no accreditation or certification or anything), so a board like that would be a welcome source of knowledge.

flechero wrote:I really like the idea but can also see great value in it being a "non-public" subforum... For specific tactics or other strategy type info I'd vote for keeping it off the main page.


I agree. Keep the tactics to the tacticians and let the enemy figure it out as they go.
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Re: Church Security Sub-forum?

Postby troglodyte » Mon Jan 22, 2018 8:01 pm

bblhd672 wrote:Here's a strange suggestion - why doesn't someone send a private message to the gentleman who owns this forum and ask him?


Since this sub-forum is titled “Site Announcements, Questions & Suggestions” I felt my suggestion/question was appropriate. I also felt that discussion would prevent me from bothering the good Mr. Cotton unnecessarily if the idea was not well received.
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Re: Church Security Sub-forum?

Postby GeekwithaGun » Mon Jan 22, 2018 8:01 pm

flechero wrote:I really like the idea but can also see great value in it being a "non-public" subforum... For specific tactics or other strategy type info I'd vote for keeping it off the main page.

:iagree:
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Re: Church Security Sub-forum?

Postby Charles L. Cotton » Mon Jan 22, 2018 8:06 pm

The Moderators are evaluating this request and I'll post the decision. I think a sub-forum on this topic has merit, but our general policy is to avoid adding new sub-forums because it tends to bloat the Forum. We had to combine several a number of years back.

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Re: Church Security Sub-forum?

Postby troglodyte » Mon Jan 22, 2018 8:53 pm

If it can’t happen I bet we’ll still get along fine. Thanks for the consideration and, as always, thanks for such a great forum.
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