Upcoming Events


Upcoming events

    • June 17, 2021
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (UTC-07:00)
    • Church for the Nations 6225 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85012
    • 54
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    Understanding and being able to apply the correct amount of force in a given situation is essential for safety/security team members. This course reviews the Arizona Revised Statutes Title 13, Chapter 4 Justifications otherwise known as self-defense laws and statutes related to arrest by a private person. Different use-of-force continuums will be explored and their application to real world situations will be explained. Participants will be equipped to understand, articulate and defend their use-of-force decisions.


    • June 18, 2021
    • 8:00 AM (UTC-07:00)
    • June 19, 2021
    • 5:00 PM (UTC-07:00)
    • Ben Avery Shooting Facility 4044 W Black Canyon Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85086
    • 6
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    Day One- Students will be instructed on their responsibility for firearm safety, maintenance, storage, legal issues relating to the use of deadly force, proper mental conditioning, and judgmental shooting. Practice will be conducted with SIRT and other training devices in the classroom. Scenario based shoot / don't shoot training and completion of the review for the written exam for the course.

    Day Two- Students will focus on safe weapon manipulation and marksmanship. The  day will be spent on the firing range for live fire practice and qualification. Instruction and practice will include stance, grip, sight picture, sight alignment, trigger control, and breathe control. Students will practice loading and unloading the firearm, drawing and presenting the firearm, clearing malfunctions, and engaging targets with deadly force. Students will complete the practical firearms qualification and written exam.

    • June 18, 2021
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (UTC-07:00)
    • Ben Avery Shooting Facility High Power Building 4044 W. Black Canyon Blvd. Phoenix, Arizona
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    This course focuses on the need for faith-based organizations to be actively engaged in protecting the children they serve. This overview of best practices will include check-in and check-out of children, volunteer screening, mandatory reporting, preventing and responding to sexual abuse and implementing protective measures. We will examine the scope of the problem, the grooming process, and policies and procedures. Learn about the many hidden dangers and practical ways you may keep the children under your organizations care safe.




    • June 25, 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (UTC-07:00)
    • Christ Community Church 530 S Pantano Rd Tucson, AZ
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    Join us for our monthly AZCSN Lunch and Learn. This event is open to all church leadership and safety / security team members. This month we will be focused on explosive threat recognition. 


    • June 26, 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM (UTC-07:00)
    • Pinal Air Park 24641 E Pinal Airpark Road, Red Rock, AZ 85145
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    This course is designed for those who have completed AZ Armed Security Guard Training or AZCSN Basic Pistol. This course builds on the skills learned in prior courses including:

    • Ammo management and clearing malfunctions under pressure
    • Communication skills before, during, and after the incident
    • Presence and presentation of the firearm including single hand presentation
    • Single hand malfunction drills
    • Moving and shooting
    • Shooting from cover and concealment
    • Increasing speed and accuracy
    • Target recognition.
    • July 01, 2021
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM (UTC-07:00)
    • Church for the Nations 6225 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85012
    • 99
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    AZCSN meets the first Thursday of the month at Church for the Nations in Phoenix. Our monthly meetings include an opportunity to meet and fellowship with other safety and security ministry volunteers, a training session on a different topic each month, and time to share updates and questions about church safety. 

    July's meeting will focus on verbal de-escalation. 



    • July 30, 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (UTC-07:00)
    • Christ Community Church 530 S Pantano Rd Tucson, AZ
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    Join us for our monthly AZCSN Lunch and Learn. This event is open to all church leadership and safety / security team members. This month we will be focused on verbal de-escalation. 


    • August 13, 2021
    • 8:00 AM (UTC-07:00)
    • August 14, 2021
    • 5:00 PM (UTC-07:00)
    • Christ Community Church 530 S. Pantano Rd. Tucson, AZ 85710 & Pinal Airpark 24641 E Pinal Airpark Road, Red Rock, AZ 85145
    • 20
    Register

    Day One- Students will be instructed on their responsibility for firearm safety, maintenance, storage, legal issues relating to the use of deadly force, proper mental conditioning, and judgmental shooting. Practice will be conducted with SIRT and other training devices in the classroom. Scenario based shoot / don't shoot training and completion of the review for the written exam for the course.

    Day Two- Students will focus on safe weapon manipulation and marksmanship. The  day will be spent on the firing range for live fire practice and qualification. Instruction and practice will include stance, grip, sight picture, sight alignment, trigger control, and breathe control. Students will practice loading and unloading the firearm, drawing and presenting the firearm, clearing malfunctions, and engaging targets with deadly force. Students will complete the practical firearms qualification and written exam.

    • August 20, 2021
    • 8:00 AM (UTC-07:00)
    • August 21, 2021
    • 5:00 PM (UTC-07:00)
    • Ben Avery Shooting Facility 4044 W Black Canyon Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85086
    • 12
    Register

    Day One- Students will be instructed on their responsibility for firearm safety, maintenance, storage, legal issues relating to the use of deadly force, proper mental conditioning, and judgmental shooting. Practice will be conducted with SIRT and other training devices in the classroom. Scenario based shoot / don't shoot training and completion of the review for the written exam for the course.

    Day Two- Students will focus on safe weapon manipulation and marksmanship. The  day will be spent on the firing range for live fire practice and qualification. Instruction and practice will include stance, grip, sight picture, sight alignment, trigger control, and breathe control. Students will practice loading and unloading the firearm, drawing and presenting the firearm, clearing malfunctions, and engaging targets with deadly force. Students will complete the practical firearms qualification and written exam.

    • September 03, 2021
    • 1:00 PM (UTC-07:00)
    • September 04, 2021
    • 12:00 PM (UTC-07:00)
    • Christ Community Church of Tucson 530 S. Pantano Rd Tucson, AZ 85710 and Pinal Air Park 24641 E Pinal Airpark Road, Red Rock, AZ 85145
    • 24
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    Day One -

    Christ Community Church 2:00-6:00pm

    Students will be instructed on their responsibility for firearm safety, maintenance, storage, legal issues relating to the use of deadly force, proper mental conditioning, and judgmental shooting. Practice will be conducted with SIRT and other training devices in the classroom. Scenario based shoot / don't shoot training and completion of the review for the written exam for the course.

    Day Two-

    Pinal Airpark 8:00am-12:00pm

    Students will focus on safe weapon manipulation and marksmanship. The  day will be spent on the firing range for live fire practice and qualification. Instruction and practice will include stance, grip, sight picture, sight alignment, trigger control, and breathe control. Students will practice loading and unloading the firearm, drawing and presenting the firearm, clearing malfunctions, and engaging targets with deadly force. Students will complete the practical firearms qualification and written exam.


    • September 11, 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM (UTC-07:00)
    • Ben Avery Shooting Facility 4044 W. Black Canyon Blvd. Phoenix, Arizona 85086
    • 12
    Register

    This course is designed for those who have completed AZ Armed Security Guard Training or AZCSN Basic Pistol. This course builds on the skills learned in prior courses including:

    • Ammo management and clearing malfunctions under pressure
    • Communication skills before, during, and after the incident
    • Presence and presentation of the firearm including single hand presentation
    • Moving and shooting
    • Shooting from cover and concealment
    • Increasing speed and accuracy
    • Target recognition.
    • September 17, 2021
    • 4:00 PM (UTC-07:00)
    • September 18, 2021
    • 4:30 PM (UTC-07:00)
    • Christ Community Church of Tucson 530 S. Pantano Rd. Tucson, Arizona
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    Join us for the Third Annual Defending the Flock Conference. 

    We are excited to announce our Keynote Speaker for this year's conference will be Lt. Col. David Grossman who is an internationally recognized scholar, author, soldier, and speaker who is one of the world’s foremost experts in the field of human aggression and the roots of violence and violent crime. One of his most recent books is On Spiritual Combat 30 Missions for Victorious Warfare.

    For more information on the conference click here

    • September 24, 2021
    • 8:00 AM (UTC-07:00)
    • September 25, 2021
    • 5:00 PM (UTC-07:00)
    • Ben Avery Shooting Facility 4044 W Black Canyon Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85086
    • 12
    Register

    Day One- Students will be instructed on their responsibility for firearm safety, maintenance, storage, legal issues relating to the use of deadly force, proper mental conditioning, and judgmental shooting. Practice will be conducted with SIRT and other training devices in the classroom. Scenario based shoot / don't shoot training and completion of the review for the written exam for the course.

    Day Two- Students will focus on safe weapon manipulation and marksmanship. The  day will be spent on the firing range for live fire practice and qualification. Instruction and practice will include stance, grip, sight picture, sight alignment, trigger control, and breathe control. Students will practice loading and unloading the firearm, drawing and presenting the firearm, clearing malfunctions, and engaging targets with deadly force. Students will complete the practical firearms qualification and written exam.

    • October 01, 2021
    • 8:00 AM (UTC-07:00)
    • October 02, 2021
    • 5:00 PM (UTC-07:00)
    • Christ Community Church 530 S. Pantano Rd. Tucson, AZ 85710 & Pinal Airpark 24641 E Pinal Airpark Road, Red Rock, AZ 85145
    • 20
    Register

    Day One- Students will be instructed on their responsibility for firearm safety, maintenance, storage, legal issues relating to the use of deadly force, proper mental conditioning, and judgmental shooting. Practice will be conducted with SIRT and other training devices in the classroom. Scenario based shoot / don't shoot training and completion of the review for the written exam for the course.

    Day Two- Students will focus on safe weapon manipulation and marksmanship. The  day will be spent on the firing range for live fire practice and qualification. Instruction and practice will include stance, grip, sight picture, sight alignment, trigger control, and breathe control. Students will practice loading and unloading the firearm, drawing and presenting the firearm, clearing malfunctions, and engaging targets with deadly force. Students will complete the practical firearms qualification and written exam.

    • October 16, 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM (UTC-07:00)
    • Pinal Airpark 24641 E Pinal Airpark Road, Red Rock, AZ 85145
    • 14
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    Learn the basics of operating your pistol, from safely loading, unloading, reloading, sighting, firing, presentation and holstering your pistol and much more…  

     

    • October 29, 2021
    • 8:00 AM (UTC-07:00)
    • October 30, 2021
    • 5:00 PM (UTC-07:00)
    • Ben Avery Shooting Facility 4044 W Black Canyon Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85086
    • 11
    Register

    Day One- Students will be instructed on their responsibility for firearm safety, maintenance, storage, legal issues relating to the use of deadly force, proper mental conditioning, and judgmental shooting. Practice will be conducted with SIRT and other training devices in the classroom. Scenario based shoot / don't shoot training and completion of the review for the written exam for the course.

    Day Two- Students will focus on safe weapon manipulation and marksmanship. The  day will be spent on the firing range for live fire practice and qualification. Instruction and practice will include stance, grip, sight picture, sight alignment, trigger control, and breathe control. Students will practice loading and unloading the firearm, drawing and presenting the firearm, clearing malfunctions, and engaging targets with deadly force. Students will complete the practical firearms qualification and written exam.

    • November 05, 2021
    • 8:00 AM (UTC-07:00)
    • November 06, 2021
    • 5:00 PM (UTC-07:00)
    • Christ Community Church 530 S. Pantano Rd. Tucson, AZ 85710 & Pinal Airpark 24641 E Pinal Airpark Road, Red Rock, AZ 85145
    • 20
    Register

    Day One- Students will be instructed on their responsibility for firearm safety, maintenance, storage, legal issues relating to the use of deadly force, proper mental conditioning, and judgmental shooting. Practice will be conducted with SIRT and other training devices in the classroom. Scenario based shoot / don't shoot training and completion of the review for the written exam for the course.

    Day Two- Students will focus on safe weapon manipulation and marksmanship. The  day will be spent on the firing range for live fire practice and qualification. Instruction and practice will include stance, grip, sight picture, sight alignment, trigger control, and breathe control. Students will practice loading and unloading the firearm, drawing and presenting the firearm, clearing malfunctions, and engaging targets with deadly force. Students will complete the practical firearms qualification and written exam.

    • November 12, 2021
    • 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM (UTC-07:00)
    • Ben Avery Shooting Facility 4044 W. Black Canyon Blvd. Phoenix, Arizona 85086
    • 12
    Register

    Take your tactical self-defense training to the next level and learn to protect yourself in low-light situations.

    Most handgun training occurs during daylight, however, it is well documented that many shootings occur under low-light conditions. So why not train for the most probable and realistic real-world scenario? Want to see what it looks like?

    • Rods and cones – the human eye and how it works in low light
    • Night vision
    • Back-lighting and front-lighting
    • Handheld flashlight shooting techniques
    • Shooting from concealed carry positions
    • Point Shooting
    • Target Identification
    • Weapon manipulation skills (reloading, malfunctions clearance under low light conditions)
    • November 13, 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (UTC-07:00)
    • Ben Avery Shooting Facility 4044 W. Black Canyon Blvd. Phoenix, Arizona 85086
    • 12
    Register

    This course is designed for those who have completed AZ Armed Security Guard Training or AZCSN Basic Pistol. This course builds on the skills learned in prior courses including:

    • Ammo management and clearing malfunctions under pressure
    • Communication skills before, during, and after the incident
    • Presence and presentation of the firearm including single hand presentation
    • Moving and shooting
    • Shooting from cover and concealment
    • Increasing speed and accuracy
    • Target recognition.
    • December 03, 2021
    • 1:00 PM (UTC-07:00)
    • December 04, 2021
    • 12:00 PM (UTC-07:00)
    • Christ Community Church of Tucson 530 S. Pantano Rd Tucson, AZ 85710 and Pinal Air Park 24641 E Pinal Airpark Road, Red Rock, AZ 85145
    • 24
    Register

    Day One -

    Christ Community Church 2:00-6:00pm

    Students will be instructed on their responsibility for firearm safety, maintenance, storage, legal issues relating to the use of deadly force, proper mental conditioning, and judgmental shooting. Practice will be conducted with SIRT and other training devices in the classroom. Scenario based shoot / don't shoot training and completion of the review for the written exam for the course.

    Day Two-

    Pinal Airpark 8:00am-12:00pm

    Students will focus on safe weapon manipulation and marksmanship. The  day will be spent on the firing range for live fire practice and qualification. Instruction and practice will include stance, grip, sight picture, sight alignment, trigger control, and breathe control. Students will practice loading and unloading the firearm, drawing and presenting the firearm, clearing malfunctions, and engaging targets with deadly force. Students will complete the practical firearms qualification and written exam.


    • December 10, 2021
    • 1:30 PM (UTC-07:00)
    • December 11, 2021
    • 4:00 PM (UTC-07:00)
    • Ben Avery Shooting 4044 W Black Canyon Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85086
    • 9
    Register

    Students will be instructed on their responsibility for firearm safety, maintenance, storage, legal issues relating to the use of deadly force, proper mental conditioning, and judgmental shooting. Practice will be conducted with SIRT and other training devices in the classroom.

    Students will focus on safe weapon manipulation and marksmanship. The day will include live fire practice and qualification. Students will complete the practical firearms qualification and written exam.


Past events

June 12, 2021 AZ Armed Guard Refresher
June 05, 2021 After the Use of Deadly Force
June 03, 2021 Phoenix Metro Monthly Meeting
May 28, 2021 May Lunch & Learn
May 20, 2021 Situational Awareness
May 16, 2021 Use of Force in Safety/Security Operations
May 08, 2021 I LIVED: Civilian Response to Active Attackers
May 06, 2021 Phoenix Metro Monthly Meeting
May 04, 2021 Use-of-Force in Safety/Security Operations
April 30, 2021 April Lunch & Learn
April 24, 2021 Arizona Armed Security 8 hour refresher course
April 19, 2021 Situational Awareness
April 13, 2021 Understanding Child Protection
April 10, 2021 Intermediate Handgun
April 09, 2021 Low-Light Handgun
April 03, 2021 Low-Light Handgun
April 03, 2021 Intermediate Handgun
April 01, 2021 Phoenix Metro Monthly Meeting
March 26, 2021 March Lunch & Learn
March 12, 2021 Arizona Armed Security 16 hour course
March 04, 2021 Phoenix Metro Monthly Meeting
February 26, 2021 February Lunch & Learn
February 20, 2021 Basic Pistol
February 19, 2021 AZ Armed Guard Refresher
February 13, 2021 Basic Pistol
February 05, 2021 Arizona Armed Security 16 hour course
February 04, 2021 Phoenix Metro Monthly Meeting
January 29, 2021 AZ Armed Guard Refresher
January 29, 2021 January Lunch & Learn
January 26, 2021 Arizona CCW Class
January 22, 2021 Low-Light Handgun
January 15, 2021 Arizona Armed Security 16 hour course
January 09, 2021 AZ Armed Guard Refresher
January 07, 2021 Phoenix Metro Monthly Meeting
December 18, 2020 Arizona Armed Security 16 hour course
December 11, 2020 Arizona Armed Security 16 hour course
December 03, 2020 Phoenix Metro Monthly Meeting
November 05, 2020 Phoenix Metro Monthly Meeting
October 30, 2020 October Lunch & Learn
October 23, 2020 Arizona Armed Security 16 hour course
October 17, 2020 Basic Pistol
October 01, 2020 Phoenix Metro Monthly Meeting
September 26, 2020 Defending the Flock Conference
September 18, 2020 Intermediate Handgun
September 03, 2020 Phoenix Metro Monthly Meeting: Verbal De-Escalation
August 28, 2020 August Lunch & Learn
August 21, 2020 Arizona Armed Security 16 hour course
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