Jason Kepp is Assistant Director for Training and Professional Development of the US Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Protective Service. He has served in law enforcement and emergency medical service agencies at local and federal levels. Mr Kepp holds numerous instructor certifications in emergency medicine, tactics, specialised rescue, incident command and hazardous materials and has given presentations throughout the country to police, fire and emergency medical services. Mr Kepp has written a number of publications on law enforcement and health and safety, and has received numerous awards and decorations include lifesaving, certificates of achievement, agency commendations and the Secretary of Defence Medal for Meritorious Civilian Service.
Comprehensive and applicable training is a crucial step in molding readiness among homeland security personnel. This session will engage in a discussion from top homeland security personnel on the ways that federal law enforcement are using the latest tools, tactics and training programs to build capable and competent officers.