Your Trainer: Doug Parisi
Putting Knowledge and Experience to Work for Your Safety
Doug Parisi, MPA, is SafeDefend’s Director of Training. A former police captain and police academy commander, he has over 20 years of service and firsthand experience with active shooter situations. He has extensive training in site security, active shooter response, and civilian response to violence and hostility.
He’s a regular speaker at national conferences and seminars. Doug 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. Doug works with schools, businesses and government institutions on policy implementation, crisis response planning and threat mitigation.