Training and Exercises

Emergency Preparedeness

"Preparedness includes emergency drills and crisis exercises for facility personnel. (Participants) have found tabletop exercises very useful in practicing and testing procedures."   Department of Homeland Security, House of Worship Security Practices Guide

Training and Exercising are Critical

"People who have been briefed and have quick access to the emergency plan can function well during emergencies...(Trainees) become real through training and exercises. They help staff become familiar with their responsibilities."  Emergency Planning-Disaster and Crisis Response Systems for Jewish Organizations

Yearly a Minimum

"Yearly exercises should be conducted to test the effectiveness of policies and procedures while evaluating the competency of (staff)."  Active Shooter, NYPD Recommendations and Analysis for Risk Mitigation