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Scott Kirshner

Scott Kirshner

Email Address [email protected]

Level Military Member

Address 922 W Saint John Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85023

Phone Number +16024875667

Biography Scott Kirshner, M.Ed., INCI, COSCI is an accomplished trainer with extensive experience in officer safety and violence mitigation strategies. Mr. Kirshner is a Nationally Certified Instructor (INCI) from the International Association of Directors of Law Enforcement Standards and Training (IADLEST) and a CEOSF Officer Safety Certified Instructor (COSCI) through the Code Enforcement Officer Safety Foundation. He has held many positions in the criminal justice system to include Parole Administrator, Supervisory Probation Officer, and Correctional Officer. As an officer survival instructor, he was integral in the development and implementation of an officer safety curriculum for two large agencies. He served as a Certified Firearms Instructor, Lead Defensive Tactics Instructor, and Use of Force Instructor. He facilitated classes on: Use of Force, Tactical Mindset, Verbal De-escalation, Crisis Prevention, Fear Management, OC Spray, Expandable Baton, Handcuffing, Searches, Safety Policies, Applied Defensive Tactics, Low-Light Shooting, Force-on-Force, Judgmental Shooting, Terrorism, Active Killer Incidents, Surviving Violent Encounters, and other courses. Mr. Kirshner is a two-time recipient of the Excellence in Training Award by the Arizona Supreme Court. He is the author of numerous books on officer survival which are used by officers, departments, colleges, and associations.Mr. Kirshner has worked with numerous municipal, county, state, and federal law enforcement agencies. He has trained with the FBI SWAT Team - Phoenix Division, Phoenix Police Department, SureFire Institute, Proactive Training Institute, Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office, Pima County Sheriff's Office, and many other government and private agencies on topics to include: Officer Survival, Active Shooter Intervention, Force-on-Force Training, Shoot House Instructor, Emergency Response to Terrorism, Building Entry & Room Clearing, School Violence, Youth Violence, Workplace Violence, Flashbang Operator, Tactical Scouting, and other related courses.Mr. Kirshner has received specialized training on the topics of: Mental Health, Sex Offenders, Domestic Violence, Terrorism, Critical Incident Stress Debriefing, Faculty Skills Development, Advanced Faculty Skills Development, and Curriculum and Lesson Plan Development. He has a Master of Education degree in Counseling, Bachelor of Science in Business, and an Associate of Applied Science in Fire Science Technology. As an experienced instructor and facilitator Mr. Kirshner remains passionate about officer survival and violence mitigation. Currently, Mr. Kirshner is the President and Lead Instructor of Dedicated Threat Solutions, LLC.

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