Ryan Searles



Mr. Searles develops customized curriculum on topics ranging from Workplace Violence Prevention, Active Shooter Response Training, self-defense, OSHA, CPR, weapons, and tactics. He possesses a comprehensive background in complex problem-solving and relationship-building derived from conducting domestic and global operations across five continents. Mr. Searles has managed enterprise-wide risk management programs to protect life and safety, critical infrastructure, as well as high-value property and equipment.

Mr. Searles conducts Corporate Training, Vulnerability, Threat & Risk Assessments, Tabletop Exercises, Specialized Active Shooter Response Training, and Policy and Procedure writing, which he has done for numerous Fortune 100 companies, hospitals, schools, and other organizations. With more than 17 years of professional experience in security, force protection, and risk management for multiple-jurisdictional responses at local, state, regional, and national levels, Mr. Searles is certified through Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training (ALERRT) as a Medical Instructor, Civilian Active Shooter Response Instructor, and Law Enforcement Response Instructor to Active Shooter Emergencies

A recipient of multiple Purple Hearts and service-related accommodations, Mr. Searles understands the sacrifices required to ensure our nation’s freedom. While serving in the U.S. Army, he also received several medals for outstanding performance and professionalism. 


Relevant Certifications:

  • Active Shooter Response Instructor Civilian
  • Active Shooter Response Instructor Law Enforcement
  • Active Shooter Medical Response Instructor
  • Active Shooter Low Light Instructor
  • Active Shooter Breaching Certification
  • Certified Texas Law Enforcement Instructor
  • Certified Reality Based Training Instructor
  • CPR Instructor
  • Certified Level 3 Instructor PSB
  • Certified Level 4 PPO Instructor PSB
  • Threat and Risk Assessment Certification Department of Homeland Security and FEMA (Vulnerability Assessment)
  • Large Sports, and Event Risk Management Certification Department of Homeland Security and FEMA
  • Large Sports and Event Evacuation Certification Department of Homeland Security and FEMA


Public Appearances

  • Taught at the National Active Shooter Conference numerous years
  • Presented the Rescue Task Force and Integrated Response Protocol when first developed
  • Presented at the National School Response Conference on Active Shooter Prevention
  • Presented at Numerous SHRM Conferences on Workplace Violence/Active Shooter and Proactive Threat Assessments
  • Subject Matter Expert and Correspondent for various FOX News and NBC Affiliates for Active Shooter Events and Coverage