Whether or not you realize it, you have probably seen Chris Dorn before. With hundreds of thousands of views on the Internet and countless news, talk show and even motion picture appearances, Chris' presentations have raised awareness about the problem of weapons in our schools for over 15 years. Chris Dorn has captivated audiences from Virginia to Vietnam and his work has taken him to Bolivia, Mexico, Canada the U.K, South Africa France, the Netherlands and Vietnam. Chris has presented at local, state, national and international conferences to audiences from around the world that include school staff, law enforcement, emergency management, youth psychology professionals and elected officials. He has served as a trainer for FEMA, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF), the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Israeli National Police and many other organizations. Chris has also served as a Regional School Safety Specialist serving four school districts and as an analyst for Jane’s, the British defense, intelligence and public safety publisher.
Chris has been featured in a number of training videos which are in use by the FBI, the U.S. Secret Service, FEMA, the Israeli Police and more than 75,000 school systems and police agencies in more than 30 countries. As Executive Producer of the Safe Havens Video department, he has led the creation of dozens of custom school safety video projects for school districts and state departments of education around the country. His recent work has won Telly and W3 Awards for quality of production as well as low cost production techniques. Chris has a dual B.S. in International Affairs and Modern Languages (French) from the Georgia Institute of Technology as well as a Certificate in Marketing from the College of Management at Georgia Tech. He was the youngest applicant to be certified as a P.O.S.T. Certified Guest Instructor at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center (GPSTC) in Forsyth, Georgia. Chris is the co-author of six books on school safety, including Staying Alive: How to Act Fast and Survive Deadly Encounters.
Using Scenarios to Create Buy-In While Creating and Measuring Integrity of Campus Safety, Security and Emergency Preparedness