Protecting Yourself and the Church with Use of Force

Protecting Yourself and the Church with Use of Force Laws Training Materials

This Training Bundle contains everything you need to teach this course. It contains downloadable files which includes the unlocked PowerPoint presentation and Instructor Guide. You also get access to the online course's Streaming Video.


To ensure that you are able to protect your Safety Team from criminal and civil liability, we offer the Protecting Yourself and the Church with the Use of Force Laws course. 

This downloadable bundle contains a fully customizable Powerpoint® Presentation, Microsoft Office® files and PDF files.Slide Presentation: The slides are designed to help you understand what use of force laws are intended to allow, how they can play a role in safeguarding your flock, and their limitations. It also explains the legal responsibilities that apply to your Church Safety Team members, and explains how to limit your criminal and civil liability in situations where force is used.

Instructor Guide: Our instructor guide is designed to help make teaching Church Safety Team members about the use of force, and the applicable laws easier, while explaining the implications of different types of force. It includes not only lessons, but also walk-throughs, examples, and activities to help build familiarity and understanding.

Streaming Video: In addition to the downloadable files, you get online access to our course videos for one year. They are great way to prepare yourself to teach the material and they can even be used in a classroom setting until you are more comfortable teaching.

IMPORTANT NOTE: This course is licensed for One Church (House of Worship) and cannot be used for monetary gain.  Contact Sheepdog Church Security with any questions at

Kris Moloney
Kris Moloney

About the Course Creator

The Sheepdog Church Security team includes Researchers, Writers and an Instructional Designer, who spend countless hours developing Safety and Security materials for Houses of Worship. All our course materials come from Nationally Recognized resources and Subject Matter Experts. 

Kris Moloney oversees it all, ensuring the materials are Realistic and Relevant for the Church. He continues to serve as a Volunteer Safety Director and he has led this two campus team since 2009. 

Additionally, he was a Police Officer for over 18 years. He is a retired Army Captain and Company Commander. He has certifications in a number of specialties to include Crime Prevention, Security Assessments, and the Crime Free Program. He also has a Bachelor’s degree in Ministry and a Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership from Northwestern College in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Course Curriculum

Training Material (Downloads)
Section 1: Your Responsibilities and Introduction
Section 2: Security vs. Safety
Section 3: Citizen’s Arrest
Section 6: Our Church’s Policy
Section 7: Case Studies & Reviews

What others have been saying about this course:

Dealmer Coleman

use of force

very good

Tim Hazlette


Good general training that will provoke thought and understanding about the role of a Church "SAFETY" Team. Content is very adaptable and easy to use. For the on-line course, the audio is sometimes of low quality and garbled.

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