Mikes’s experience in the profession dates back to the late 80’s early 90’s. At that time a group of like minded professionals got together and formed the Tactical Response Association (TRA). The association was made up of active police – military – government – corporate and private security practitioners. Mike came on board to manage the Association and within a few years, in the era of no emails – no social media, he grew TRA to about 800 members.
ISDA member Steve Collins is the creator of the original R.E.A.C.T System and author of ‘Think Safe, Act Safe, Stay Safe with R.E.A.C.T’, one of the bestselling books on Self Defense and Personal Safety ever published. He is also the author of the books ‘Avoiding and Surviving a Knife Attack’, and ‘REACT Survival Files’
This is an article from a ISDA, and Quarter Century Club (QCC) (actually much closer to Half Century) member Ed Devlin. Back in the early 70’s and 80s, Ed was one of the first Scotti School instructors. A Quarter Century back (1990) Ed was in Saudi, conducting a training program when the first Gulf War broke out.
In August 2015, Mark graduated from the US Army Sergeants Major Academy, and recently Mark was notified that he was selected for the Command Sergeants Major Designee List, which means he is eligible for promotion to CSM. Mark is the USAR First Sergeant for the US Army Element, Special Operations Command- Pacific, (SOCPAC), SOCPAC is […]
The member of the month is Anthony Gibson. Anthony is a Security driver for a major Pharmaceutical Company in the Northeast, and is Tier One Certified.
Let’s start from the beginning. Why EP as a career, and how did your career in EP start? Did you want it to be a career? When I left the military, I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do. Within a month, I was told that a corporate security department was hiring so I applied […]