Doug Parisi, Director of Training
Douglas B. Parisi, MPA is the Director of Training for SafeDefend. He is a former police captain with over 20 years of service he has personal experience with active shooter situations.
During 3 ½ years as a police academy commander he has obtained extensive training 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 board, superintendent, public safety, sheriff’s association 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) and Mental Health First Aid. Douglas works with schools, businesses, and government institutions on policy implementation, crisis response planning and threat mitigation.