Active Shooter Prevention Expert and Domestic Terrorism Training and Prevention Policy Development Specialist, Chris Grollnek has spent his life as the embodiment of protection to his country, community and his family. In his extensive experience, Chris has persistently sought to provide superior expertise and recognized leadership in an impressive array of professional, public, and personal endeavors. Internationally Recognized Domestic Terrorism and Active Shooter Prevention Expert, Chris is often sought for political policy evaluation and or creation.
Chris Grollnek is an award winning former police investigator and one of the nation’s highly respected policy experts in the prevention of domestic terrorism and active shooter incidents. Recognized as a leader of police and public safety initiatives, Chris has experience advising the highest levels of government and corporate executives. Governors, Prime Ministers, Presidential candidates and political think tanks often call upon Chris’ experience, which includes time spent testifying to House and Senate committees. Under Oath, Chris gave testimony regarding the need for specific counterterrorism initiatives at the behest of the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).
With extensive experience in small to medium sized consulting businesses, Chris organized and currently leads a work-place violence coalition comprised of 15 companies, known as the Safe2Safest, Strategic Alliance. Each of the 15 participating companies is recognized as the nation’s leading expert within their industry for a specific security discipline.
Prior to his current endeavors, Chris spent 12 years as a Marine and Marine Corps Senior Drill Instructor. During his service, he was awarded several commendations and received record setting accolades, including Drill Instructor of the Quarter, and the number one spot on the Meritorious Promotion list to a “Staff Rank” – reserved for the top one percent of Special Duty Marines.
Chris served as a Police Corporal, Narcotics Detective, SWAT Operator and Element Leader, and Police Officer for the city of McKinney,Texas between 2002 – 2012, and indefinitely retains his Master Peace Officer license in the State of Texas.
Chris was selected to attend the coveted Internal Affairs and Ethics Investigator Course at the International School of Police Management. In 2010, Chris began his postgraduate work and earned a Masters of Science Degree in Administration of Justice and Security. He graduated with a 4.0 GPA, and was later inducted into the National Honors Society. Chris also holds AA and BS degrees from the University of Maryland and South Carolina.
One of Chris’ most recent significant achievements was being selected to advise the Mackenzie Institute in Canada of the phenomena of active shooters in America and abroad. The Mackenzie Institute is a globally recognized Canadian-based public policy institute for research and comment on issues impacting political and social stability, specifically terrorism, organized violence, and security. Chris was also asked to provide policy guidance to the Prime Minister of Uganda for security through environmental design in November of 2013.
Chris Grollnek is now internationally recognized as one of the leading experts and authorities on the phenomenon of Active Shooter events and Domestic Terrorism Prevention. He has appeared on numerous national television networks, including Fox, CBS, NBC, ABC, CNN, OANN and The Blaze along with numerous syndicated radio broadcast programs. Active Shooter Prevention Training
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