August 26, 2019

Small businesses are adding active shooter training for their employees (story here). While the threat is still low, the impact of workplace violence can shutter a business. Ways you can improve readiness and reduce risk:

- Research local companies and decide what train...

August 19, 2019

Focused for Healthcare professionals, we will be presenting on active threat safety for healthcare providers at this year's Practice Management Institute conference. Join us in San Antonio, TX December 5-6, 2019. More information and to register:

November 25, 2018

For faculty, parents and students, we're offering 2 community workshops in early 2019: Anatomy of Fear and Navigating Teen Relationships. Attend both and get a discount. Students attend free with adult admission. Register through links below: 

Anatomy of Fear: Frisco, T...

October 18, 2018

"I have this fantasy: I’m FINALLY in the right place, at the right time, and heroically, I stop an active shooter from spraying bullets into a crowd. Sometimes, I tackle them from behind, hauling my body over them, and wrestling away the rifle. Other times, I talk them...

September 21, 2018

New workshop available for teens and adults covering the critical issue of teen relationships.

June 7, 2018

Heidi had the honor of spending some time with Wendi McGowan-Ellis to talk about First Defense and how we work to create safter schools and businesses. Additional video notes:

May 2, 2018

We were honored to be featured in Voyage Dallas, where we talked about how we built our company and what drives us. Read the full article here.

April 16, 2018

We had a great turnout for our March community workshops where we talked about the Anatomy of Fear. Parkland Hospital brought a team of nurses to train and certify participants on Stop the Bleed. 

This course will be offered again in Summer 2018 so follow us on Facebook...

March 22, 2018

First Defense sat down with Lifestyle Frisco to discuss their methodology for making schools safer. Is your school attacking the issue in multiple ways? Is arming teachers really the answer? How can we do better? Read the full article here.

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