He has been named by the Ohio Department of Homeland Security and the Ohio Attorney General’s Office as an expert in civilian and law enforcement response to active threats. He is a trained Crisis Intervention Team officer, ASIS certified international assessor with PSP® certification, as well as a graduate of “Police Executive Leadership College” and the “Certified Law Enforcement Executive” program. He served six years in the United States Marine Corps. He was an Intelligence Liaison Officer with Ohio Homeland Security. He is a Best Recommended Expert Service Provider for the Insurance Industry and is co-author of the first ever empirical evidence-based scientific study of active shooter response.
He has been interviewed by Campus Safety Magazine, Emergency Management Magazine, MD News, and National Public Radio as an Active Threat Response Expert.