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Church Security Services

This website was established to assist Houses of Worship Improve security. The author has provided information to help your facility improve safety and security for all assets to include the reputation of your place of worship. It is his hope that you will not require his services, but should you require additional assistance please review the section on this Home Page  title About this Website for information on pricing. 

 If you are a security practitioner and want to add an article related to safety or security, please send the author a note as noted in About this Website for review and consideration in publishing. God Bless!
Jim McGuffey, M.A., CPP, PSP, PCI
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Jim McGuffey, M.A., CPP, PSP, CPI
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Our Mission

The mission of Church Security Consutlant is simply to make information available at no cost to assist Houses of Worship imptrove safety and security. Although this site owner is a Christian, he respects the beliefs of others and our right to worship with freedom.

Site Dedication

This site is dedicated to the glory of God who continues to bless our military and law enforcement who are charged with the protection of our people and our country. Without their dedication we would not have freedom to worship as we choose.


 Jim McGuffey spoke at the Global Security Exchange (GSX) 2018 (formerly the ASIS International Annual Seminar and Exhibits) in Las Vegas on Monday, Sep 24th 3:45 PM His presentation will address, “Reducing Soft Target Risks”

ASIS International Spot Light:

Jim has been an ASIS International member since 1981 and currently serves on the Cultural Properties Council. He was founder and Chapter Chair at the Savannah Low Country Chapter for 5 years and served as Committee Chair for the House of Worship Committee for three years and also on the Physical Security Council for two years. Jim Holds all three ASIS Board Certifications accreddited by the Department of Homeland Security, American Standards Institute and International Standards Organization.

Webinar: Jim conducts webinar for ASIS International–Emerging Threats and Protective Strategies for Houses of Worship-July 12, 2017

ASIS leader Jim McGuffey Interviewed for Church Security Meeting in Bluffton, SC.Read More>>

Security for Houses of Worship

Jim McGuffey interviewed by ASIS International on Protective Strategies for Houses of Worship-July 2017 Click to Listen

Additional Webinars, Interviews, and Articles:

S.A.F.E. Active Shooter Response by Jim McGuffey Watch

How to secure museums – and the artworks and antiquities that are in them, or on their way to them from other museums, or held by dealers and collectors – was the subject of a gathering of the International Arts and Antiquities Security Forum (IAASF), in Gateshead. Read More

Speaking Spot Light:

Jim speaks at SC InfraGard 2016 Winter Conference on the Security Risk Analysis Process.

ASIS International 62nd Annual Seminar and Exhitibs, Jim presenting on Strategies of Hardening Soft Targets for places of worship. Sept. 13, 2016

Jim addressing security, law enforcement and museum managers from the U.K. and Europe at the International Arts & Antiquities Security Forum in Gateshead, England.

Security expert and Bluffton resident, Jim McGuffey, teaches local church leaders how to prepare for the worst. McGuffey leads the free House of Worship Security Training workshop to area church leaders at the Bluffton Police Department.