Retired Arlington Co.Police after 28 yrs. of service. 25 years of experience teaching defensive tactics to police officers and recruits at the police academy along with civilian personal safety classes. Previously certified as an instructor in SAFE (Self Awareness Familiarization Exchange) program, RAD (Rape Aggression Defense) and Radkids (Resisting Aggression Defensively) programs, ASP baton instructor, and DCJS general and DT instructor.
Philosophy -“In a physical attack or altercation, the only one with a plan is the criminal… You NEED a plan on how to survive instead of just going along with the attacker’s plan. If you don’t know what to do, a victim will often follow the criminal’s plan.”