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Rock Church hosts San Diego National Church Safety and Security Conference

Posted: 12:04 PM, Jun 19, 2019
Updated: 2019-06-19 15:04:40-04
Rock Church Conference

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - For three days, faith organizations from across the country will be in Point Loma for the San Diego National Church Safety & Security Conference hosted by Rock Church.

The conference has been held for the last nine years and aims to help churches, synagogues and mosques become safer by providing tips and tools to better prepare for attacks, like mass shootings.

Several topics will be discussed including how to work with law enforcement, incident reporting, emergency evacuations and more.

There are also many vendors on hand, offering products and services which include surveillance systems, background checking and first aid supply kits.

Organizers hope attendees will take away three main points.

“Do something, don’t just do nothing. A lot of churches have anything in place, ” said Rock Church safety director Mike Diggs, who spent 20 years in law enforcement.

“The other thing is, we want you to learn how to keep children safe at your establishment,” he continued. “And the third is to prepare for a critical incident, active shooter situation, natural disaster.”

The event goes on until Friday. You can register to attend here .