Douglas Parisi

Director of Training

Douglas Parisi

Douglas Parisi, MPA is the Director of Training for SafeDefend. He is a former police captain with over 20 years of service and personal experience with active shooter situations. During 3.5 years as a police academy commander, he has obtained extensive training in on-site security, active shooter response and civilian response to hostile events. He is a regular speaker at national conferences and seminars. He has presented at SRO, DARE, Human Resource, school boards, superintendents, public safety, sheriffs’ associations and other conferences across the Midwest. He has participated in campus safety webinars and conducts interviews with media sources on workplace and campus safety concerns. He has certifications including Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training (ALERRT), Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE), Tactical Emergency Casualty Care, (TECC) Combat Life Support (CLS), Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Currently and Mental Health First Aid. Douglas works with schools, businesses and government institutions on policy implementation, crisis response planning and threat mitigation

Email: doug@safedefend.com