Dave has decades of frontline First Responder experience, including over 15 years as an instructor. Some of his certifications, and certifications to instruct, include Controlled F.O.R.C.E. Instructor level 1 and level 2, Pressure Point Control Tactics - Defensive Tactics (PPCT), Spontaneous Knife Defense (PPCT), arrest and control, Hand-cuffing, weapon retention and baton, defensive tactics against knife attacks, Rape Aggression Defense (RAD), teaching women verbal and physical defensive tactics. He has guest lectured for the Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design course hosted by the Edmonton Police Service, as well as Target Hardening courses at Grant MacEwan Community College. He also is one of the few in the province, to be certified by the Solicitor General, to be accredited as a Trainer under the Government of Alberta Security Services and Investigators Regulation for Accredited basic security training (ABSTC) and Baton/Use-of-Force Training Courses. Also, Dave is a proud member of the International Law Enforcements Educators Trainers Association (ILEETA) 

Dave's complete bio can be viewed in Linkedin. (Link above)

David Suffern CPP®

Director, COO, and Lead Instructor

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