Active Shooter Training
Synagogues, Temples & Churches

Be Prepared for an Active Shooting Incident

We offer all-encompassing active shooter training courses throughout San Diego County. Our training and preparation is adjusted to the circumstances specific to places of worship such as temples, synagogues, churches, etc. We address relevant aspects of active shootings, addressing all the important questions such as why, who, where, when, how, and what that involve that involve the necessary actions and needed preparation for potential shooting incidents in places of worship.

Our Holistic Approach

Cohen Security employs a thorough approach when organizing active shooter training. We address both educational and practical aspects of active shootings that take place in places of worship. Thus, you can expect us to discuss both the general and religion-related ideology of active shooters, as well as real-life situations and self-defense techniques.

Furthermore, our training entails both civilian- and first responder-focused briefings that enable us to discuss different types of threat response in these situations. During these educational briefings, we will incorporate reliable data from different government institutions and agencies, including:

  • Israeli Security Agency
  • Israel National Police
  • Israel Defense Forces
  • Ministry of Defense (Israel)
  • US Diplomatic Security Service
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • US Department of Homeland Security

Real-World Knowledge & Practice

When organizing our courses, we provide our participants with an opportunity to test their acquired skills and put their knowledge into practice. This enables us to truly prepare our participants for active shootings in places of worship. After two, 3-hour educational presentations, we continue with on-site activities where we discuss real-world situations in a safe environment.

In addition, our instructors are all former military officers with extensive training and unmatched qualifications. They’ve created a range of active shooting-related exercises adjusted to a particular situation and our participants’ needs. Most importantly, by providing you with both a deeper understanding of active shooters and practical experience, we can prepare you for such situations and teach you how to react appropriately.

Experts with Security & Military Experience

Whether you’re a member of the oldest Jewish congregation at Congregation Beth Israel or some of San Diego’s other temples, churches or synagogues, our training is specially devised to tackle real-life scenarios.

Most importantly, you will be able to rely on our trusted instructors who are former military officials with extensive experience in active shootings. Having been trained by both the U.S. and Israeli Government, we’ve acquired vast knowledge of security-related matters and effective practices. Thus, our exhaustive active shooter training in San Diego is based on our expertise, trusted techniques, and dedication to safeguard San Diego’s places of worship against possible terrorist attacks and other active shooting events.

In-Depth Analysis & Personalized Experiences

Active shootings require you to understand the mindset of active shooters while also learning how to behave appropriately if they occur. These life-threatening incidents can quickly escalate, so it’s important to know how to stay calm and avoid possible conflicts.

Therefore, we’ll provide you with in-depth explanations of some of the most important aspects of temple, church, or synagogue active shootings. In addition, we will give you practical self-defense tips and advice on how to act if an active shooting takes place in your place of worship.

For this reason, we organize both educational briefings and simulate real-world events, helping you prepare for the unexpected. Our team is here to help you secure your community and its members. Contact us today!

Frequently Asked Questions

For more information on our synagogue, temple, and church active shooter training in San Diego, LA and Southern California, feel free to contact us anytime. Our FAQ section can also be a valuable resource on active shootings and our training courses.

What does active shooter training in places of worship entail?

This type of training will prepare you for a possible encounter with an active shooter. This is a person attempting or threatening to kill people in a synagogue, temple, church or some other public place of worship. Our training courses will instruct and prepare you on what to do in these situations and how to protect yourself and the people around you. During this type of active shooter training, we will discuss details unique to active shootings in places of worship.

How can synagogue, church and temple active shooting training help you?

Places of worship are a common target of active shooters, with the number of attacks being on the rise. Although these situations seem impossible to happen to you, you and other members of your congregation are still at risk. Thus, it’s of the utmost importance that you know how to act if this type of event takes place in your area.

By joining our course designed to tackle the challenges specific to places of worship, you will not only feel safer, but also be able to protect yourself and others. Our extensive active shooter instruction will emphasize important factors to keep in mind in such situations, which will help you remain calm, avoid triggering an active shooter, and feel more prepared to take action if necessary.

What will this type of active shooter training teach you?

The three most important principles that should guide you in active shooter events include – run, hide, and fight. Nonetheless, during our temple, church and synagogue active shooter training in San Diego, we will focus on in-depth analyses and some crucial self-defense strategies.

More specifically, we will instruct you on how to be proactive in these situations, identify secure hiding spots, determine possible active shooter triggers you need to avoid, defend yourself, etc. We will also discuss the mindset, characteristics and ideologies of active shooters, focusing on reliable data from U.S. study cases of actual incidents.

What does active shooting training look like?

Here at Cohen Security, we offer comprehensive active shooter training specifically adjusted to places of worship. They comprise of educational presentations and practical activities that are designed to provide you with real-world experience. Therefore, during our courses, you will be able to develop some essential self-defense skills and acquire vast knowledge of active shootings and relevant implications.

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