Bri-Bet Group Launches Tactical Training Division

The Bri-Bet Group, a rapidly growing protective services provider, is pleased to announce the launch of Bri-Bet Tactical Training, a full-service, reality-based training company for public servants and security personnel, corporate and small businesses and individuals.

Apr. 16, 2013BALTIMOREThe Bri-Bet Group fully understands that properly trained personnel are of the utmost importance when mitigating damage and/or loss of life during critical incident situations. To help ensure personnel are properly trained, The Bri-Bet Group has created its newest division, Bri-Bet Tactical Training.

Bri-Bet Tactical Training is dedicated to the educational advancement of law enforcement, corrections and security professionals as well as corporate and small business entities through the presentation of specialized courses and seminars. Bri-Bet provides superior training utilizing innovative, tested and proven tactics from instructors who actively teach these skills domestically and abroad. Bri-Bet’s Instructor Cadre is comprised of certified instructors and operators from the military and law enforcement Special Operations Communities (Special Forces, SWAT, HRT and SRT, etc..), who’s primary objective is to teach students the requisite skills needed to survive in any conflict or environment. Each of Bri-Bet Tactical Training’s instructors are experts and leaders in their respective fields and possess the training, knowledge and experience to provide instruction at the highest level.

“All tactics and techniques taught during Bri-Bet Tactical Training’s courses of instruction are combined using classroom learning and realistic training scenarios to enhance the student’s tactical skill set”, states Brian Kunkel, President and CEO of Bri-Bet. “Students attending Bri-Bet’s courses will develop the confidence and decisiveness needed to make sound decisions in any urban or rural environment. All of our courses have been created using industry best practices from both the military and law enforcement professions, in conjunction with the vast real-world experiences of our instructors.”

Bri-Bet’s courses of instruction range from 90 minute presentations to 2-week courses of instruction and can be provided for individual instruction up to conference-sized instruction.

Some of the noted classes being offered by Bri-Bet’s Tactical Training Division include: Active Shooter in the Workplace, Active Shooter for Law Enforcement, Combatives & Hand to Hand Combat, CPR PRO/AED, TASER, Instructor Development, Firearms, SWAT/Assault Breaching and Wilderness Emergency Care.

Editor’s note:

Bri-Bet Tactical Training is a new division of Baltimore, Maryland based The Bri-Bet Group, a rapidly growing full service provider of risk mitigation services in the Baltimore/Washington DC metropolitan region. Bri-Bet Tactical Training’s goal is to become the Mid-Atlantic region’s leading training company specializing in Vulnerability Management, Regional Stability and Customized Training Solutions for law enforcement, corrections and security, military and corporate organizations. The Bri-Bet Group continues to focus on building strong and long-lasting partnerships with their customers, employees, and partners in business. For more information about this and other Bri-Bet Group ventures, please email or call Brian Kunkel at brian.kunkel@bri-bet.com or (443) 278-4477, Ext 401, or visit Bri-Bet’s website at www.bri-bet.com.

 

Brent Trautman

Brent Trautman is currently a Corporal assigned to the Special Operations Division with his department. He has over 17 years of state level law enforcement experience, 15 years as a state certified police instructor and is currently a certified firearms instructor. Cpl. Trautman is the co-founder of his department’s Tactical Response Team (TRT) and currently serves as the assistant team leader. His responsibilities include; coordinating and developing training of new and operational members, researching equipment, and planning and execution of a variety of tactical missions. His specialties include woodland tactical operations, visual tracking, maritime tactical operations and search and rescue.

During his tenure with his department, Cpl. Trautman and his Sergeant have been responsible for developing and implementing tactically based training for all officers in their department which has increased officer safety and created a more realistic training environment. He was also a key developer of the agency’s active shooter program. When tasked by command staff to standardize the agencies ASR he attended numerous active shooter trainings and researched the most current and best practices. Cpl Trautman is one of the lead Active Shooter Instructors for his agency and has instructed a number of allied agencies and civilians in responding to an active shooter threat. In addition to active shooter training, Cpl Trautman is an accomplished instructor who has taught both patrol and senior tactical operators from around the country in a variety of specialized tactical operations.

Mel Adam

Sergeant Mel Adam is a 21 year veteran of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources Police (NRP). His military experience spans fifteen years, serving as a Scout Sniper in both the United States Marine Corps and the Army National Guard. He is the co-founder of the Tactical Response Team (TRT) and is currently the Team Leader. Sgt. Adam has extensive knowledge in the disciplines of Active Shooter Response, Woodland Tactical Operations, Maritime Tactical Operations and Search and Rescue Management. Mel has planned, coordinated and conducted countless tactical operations during his tenure. He has also instructed both Military and Law Enforcement in Special Operations for over a decade throughout the United States. Currently, he is the Training Chairman for the Maritime Tactical Operations Group (MTOG), which is comprised of 20 Federal, State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies.

Mike Talbert

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Dave Martini

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Reliable CPR & Safety

Reliable CPR & Safety has training courses for everyone and we are proud to be part of the Bri-Bet Tactical Team. We offer the most convenient and affordable CPR, First Aid and Safety Training in the MD, DC & Northern VA area. Best of all, our trainers come to you — mornings (even before work), daytime, evenings and weekends. All training programs are offered at your location for your convenience or at one of our Bri-Bet partner locations. Space requirements for classes are very flexible and are based on the requirements of the requested class, number of participants and the organizations needs.

It is our belief that an ideal CPR & First Aid training class is comprehensive, yet simple and informative, but most importantly fun! It is our goal to offer classes where the student learns a lot, laughs a lot, has fun and feels confident when they leave that they could help someone in an emergency. We take pride in offering you the best up to date, on-site CPR and First Aid & Safety training as an (ASHI) American Safety & Health Institute approved training center.

Reliable CPR & Safety (RCPRS) is owned and operated by Bill Maddox, Jr. He serves as the center director and lead instructor and has been teaching CPR and First Aid for over 7 years and proudly taught and certified 345 people in 2012, but has over 25 years of teaching experience in the arts and education field holding both a Bachelors and Masters degree. Mr. Maddox is a former MD certified EMT and First Responder and is currently certified as a Health Safety Institute (ASHI) Instructor/Trainer and Emergency Care and Safety Institute (ECSI) Instructor. Mr. Maddox brings with him 16 years in the Security field and 21 years of experience with Baltimore County Auxiliary Police Team where he currently serves as an Area Lieutenant, Field Training Officer and an Academy Instructor. As an Academy Instructor, Mr. Maddox teaches CPR PRO, First Aid, Calls for Service and Report Writing to Auxiliary Police Recruits. He is also certified to teach Instructor Training for CPR & First Aid. Mr. Maddox’s real life EMS and Law Enforcement experience coupled with his high school and community college teaching experience, make Mr. Maddox’s classes educational, fun and entertaining!

All programs are nationally recognized, and taught by American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) and Emergency Care and Safety Institute (ECSI) certified instructors who have many years of practical EMS & safety experience as well as teaching experience.
Class customization is always available to meet any special needs.

We also offered non-certification classes as well (not listed)

Classes Offerings
CPR/AED
Basic First Aid
CPR PRO /AED (for professional rescuer)
Blood Borne Pathogens
Wilderness Emergency Care (Levels I & II)
Instructor Development (Train the Trainer)
Sports First Aid
Pet First Aid and Disaster Response

Junior Johnson

James “Junior” Johnson possesses over 14 years of law enforcement experience and is a Corporal with the Maryland Natural Resources Police.  As a Corporal, Mr. Johnson serves as the Entry Level Coordinator for the Maryland Natural Resources’ Police Academy.  He is responsible for ensuring all requirements are met by recruits to satisfy the Maryland Police and Corrections Training Commission.

Mr. Johnson is a Tactical Boat Operator for the agency’s Tactical Response Team and also serves as a Firearms Instructor , Emergency Vehicle Operations (EVOC) In structor and Boat Operations Instructor during In-Service Training and Recruit Training.

Tony Maddox

Tony Maddox

Mr. Maddox is employed by a large Mid-Atlantic Police Department where he is currently assigned to the Police Department’s Training Division as a Firearms Instructor.  For the past twenty-seven years, Mr. Maddox has served as a Police Officer, Detective, School Officer and Instructor.  Mr. Maddox has maintained certifications for the past twelve years, both as a classroom and firearms instructor allowing him to teach all classroom topics including firearms.  He is currently certified as an Instructor on various weapons some of which include pistol, shotgun, patrol rifle and Taser.

The instruction and training is provided to all levels of law enforcement including Recruits, In-Service Officers and Officers from other jurisdictions.  Mr. Maddox also serves as the department’s Taser Program Coordinator and is responsible for the training and re-certification of every Taser operator within the department.  He is a veteran in the field of Emergency Medicine with over twenty-nine years’ experience as a certified Emergency Medical Technician.

Mr. Maddox serves as the Police Pistol Range EMT/ Medical Safety Officer where he is responsible for the care and treatment of all injured subjects while at the facility as well as care and maintenance of all first aid supplies, including in-house AED units.  He also serves as one of the evaluators for the department’s practical portion of CPR and First Aid Re-Certification.  Mr. Maddox is a past recipient of the prestigious Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commission “Instructor of the Year” award.

Other teaching accomplishments Mr. Maddox has received includes developing, writing and presenting classroom instruction on the following topics: “Responding to Medical Emergencies “, “Police Response to People in Crisis” and Signs and Symptoms of “Excited Delirium.”

Mr. Maddox brings a wealth of knowledge to the classroom as well as practical experience to all the classes he offers.  Students will leave his class feeling confident in the skills and abilities necessary to perform in any emergency situation.

Mr. Maddix is also the owner and lead instructor at Pulse-Tech CPR and First Aid Training Solutions.

Art Rosati

Art Rosati

Mr. Rosati brings to Bri-Bet Tactical Training, approximately 25 years of civilian and military law enforcement experience. Mr. Rosati spent 6 years working in the Criminal Investigations Division as a Narcotics Agent with the State of Florida Drug Task Force and approximately 10 years with the Florida Department of Corrections as a Training Instructor/Supervisor.

Mr. Rosati has been part of the adjunct staff at two (2) colleges as a Criminal Justice Academy Instructor teaching general subjects and high liability areas. Mr. Rosati spent approximately 20(+) years experience in the United States Army (active & reserve) as a Military Policeman with promotions to Investigator, Physical Security Inspector and Crime Prevention Officer. He served in various areas of responsibility including:: Officer in Charge of background and criminal investigations, Unit Drug and Alcohol Control Program Officer, Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO), Operational Security (OPSEC) Officer, Key Control Officer, Computer Security (COMPUSEC) Officer, Reproduction of Classified Document Custodian, Diplomatic/Dignitary Security, Physical Security Inspector (NCOIC) on Command Inspection Program (CIP) Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection (AT/FP) Level 2 Instructor.

While performing law enforcement duties at the Pentagon, was a Medal of Valor Recipient for 9-11

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING:


POLICE ACADEMY
CORRECTIONS ACADEMY
LAW ENFORCEMENT SUPPLEMENTAL
VETERAN AFFAIRS FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT ACADEMY
FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING ACADEMY (MIXED BASIC)

JOINT COUNTERINTELLIGENCE TRAINING ACADEMY:


DEFENSE COUNTERINTELLIGENCE AGENTS C0URSE (DCAC)
FORCE PROTECTION IN COUNTER INTELLIGENCE
SURVEILLANCE DETECTION/COUNTER SURVEILLANCE OPERATOR

INSTRUCTOR COURSES:


INSTRUCTOR TECHNIQUES
FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR
AMERICAN HEART CPR / BLS INSTRUCTOR
HUMAN DIVERSITY INSTRUCTOR
PPCT IMPACT WEAPONS INSTRUCTOR
POLICE PURSUIT/DEFENSIVE DRIVING INSTRUCTOR
ACTIVE SHOOTER INSTRUCTOR

FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING CENTER:


MIXED BASIC POLICE COURSE
SEAPORT SECURITY AND ANTI-TERRORISM TRAINING
CRISIS MANAGEMENT TRAINING PROGRAM
ADVANCED PHYSICAL SECURITY / ANTI-TERRORISM TRAINING
LAW ENFORCEMENT INSTRUCTOR TRAINING PROGRAM
DRIVER INSTRUCTOR TRAINING PROGRAM

NORTHEAST COUNTERDRUG TRAINING CENTER:


INTERNATIONAL TERRORISM
CONDUCTING COMPLETE TRAFFIC STOPS/HIDDEN COMPARTMENTS
METHAMPHETAMINE AND CLANDESTINE LABS
IDENTIFY DECEPTIVE BEHAVIORS
COUNTERDRUG INTELLIGENCE GATHERING

PROFESSIONAL LICENSES/CERTIFICATES


ANTI-TERRORISM INSTRUCTORS COURSE
SEAPORT SECURITY AND ANTI-TERRORISM TRAINING
CRISIS MANAGEMENT TRAINING PROGRAM
ADVANCED PHYSICAL SECURITY
ANTI-TERRORISM TRAINING INSTRUCTOR TECHNIQUES
FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR
AMERICAN HEART CPR / BLS INSTRUCTOR
HUMAN DIVERSITY INSTRUCTOR
PPCT IMPACT WEAPONS INSTRUCTOR
POLICE PURSUIT/DEFENSIVE DRIVING INSTRUCTOR
METHAMPHETAMINE & CLANDESTINE LABS (HAZWOPPER)
LESS LETHAL INSTRUCTOR
BEHAVIORAL PATTERN RECOGNITION (ISRAELI COURSE)
BSR EXECUTIVE PROTECTIVE DRIVER

Joel Holdford

Joel Holdford began his career with the US Army serving for 5 years as an Infantry Soldier and deploying to Operation Desert Storm. Shortly after returning he began his career as a DA Civilian and has been a member of a US ARMY Special Reaction Team (SWAT) for 19 years. Mr. Holdford has commanded the Special Reaction Team for Aberdeen proving Ground, MD for the Past 7 years.

During the last 19 years, Mr. Holdford has attended numerous SWAT schools and training sessions. Mr. Holdford is a certified Active Shooter Instructor thru A.L.E.R.T University of Texas and has taught over one hundred police officers in Active Shooter response. After the FT Hood tragedy Mr. Holdford realized the need to educate the public on how to react to an active shooter. As a result, he developed a dynamic Active Shooter program and began teaching classes. Mr. Holdford has trained over 6000 students over the last several years and received the Governors Certificate for Crime Prevention in 2010 for his efforts.

Mr. Holdford is considered the Subject Matter Expert for all active shooter training on Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland and is a highly sought after speaker, receiving numerous request for his training per year.