What do you expect your employees to do if there's an active shooter in your office? 

Give your employees real world, usable training. How can we make your staff safer? We've got lots of choices.


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We provide an honest, helpful assessment with realistic observations and recommendations. 


Our deliverables are guaranteed on time so you never miss a deadline.

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Continuity management adds productivity and financial value to any company, no matter the size. If you want to be in business for the long haul, you need BCM. 


We'll give you a path to a new normal so your community can recover faster if a crisis occurs.

With 3 levels of service,

we have a plan to fit you.



Training is overrated until that moment you rely on it. Our workshops are designed to create a deeper understanding and better response to threats and dangerous situations.

The First Defense Value

  • Free Stop the Bleed courses with in-person training purchase

  • Mitigate or reduce risk through goodwill effort to provide a safe working environment 

  • Content created specifically for office workers, sales staff & "road warriors"

  • Ideal for Human Resources onboarding, Town Halls and annual compliance

  • Training delivered by former corporate employees who understand the challenges of office environments

  • De-escalation courses improve HR, management and everyone else's response to tense situations

  • Convenient options for delivery include in-person (recommended), live webinars, Train the Trainer, and online subscription (coming 2019)

Featured Courses

Anatomy of Fear

Your body's reaction to fear can affect your ability to survive. Learn what happens when you panic and how to overcome it.

De-Escalation Best Practices

Get current law enforcement level training to de-escalate situations before they become violent. This training is great for Human Resources, managers, sales staff and consultants in high-stress situations.

Domestic Violence and the Workplace

Active shootings at work are often attributable to domestic violence. Learn indicators of DV from former Special Victims officers and mental health professionals, as well as resources for help.

Situational Awareness

There are no safe places, only safe people! Understand your surroundings and learn how to react safely.

Leadership in a Crisis

In a crisis, your employees will look to you. Are you prepared to direct them? Our experts will tell you what to expect and how to direct your team to safety. We'll cover what to anticipate so you know what you need to do to take care of your people.

Stop the Bleed

One of the top recommendations from city officials and security experts nationally, learn to control bleeding and save lives. Great for office and general safety, this is a free course when other courses are purchased. 


Security Audits

An attacker only needs to be ready 1% of the time. We need to be ready 100% of the time. Ideal for businesses in a standalone building or lacking a dedicated security team, our audits cover facility operations, existing protocols, overall safety and opportunities to harden your facility and protect your people, 

The First Defense Value

  • Experience with corporate facility security

  • Fair and thorough assessment with realistic and cost-conscious recommendations, opportunities for improvement and highlights of existing protocols

  • No hard sell of expensive third-party products

  • Professional consulting experience means your delivered audit is ready for C-suite review

  • Deliverables include electronic and paper copies with recommendations for consideration and prioritization

Continuity Management

Business Continuity Management (BCM) adds value to your business in many ways, including regulatory compliance, risk identification, operational improvement, brand/reputation protection, and can even give you a competitive advantage. 

The First Defense Value

  • Nationally certified BCM experts to guide you

  • Risk mitigation/transfer/avoidance improves your ability to recover

  • A robust BCM program shows clients you can better guarantee delivery of products & services vs competitors

  • Decisions made prior to a crisis expedite emergency procedures when seconds count

  • Planning ensures communications are clear and to the right people

  • Plan ahead to manage social media and news outlets

  • Staff and clients know what to expect, reducing confusion and turmoil

  • Plan ahead to manage risks, from natural disasters to man-made crises

  • Three plans available: Full consulting project, 1-week crash course, and self-paced templates 



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