Simply stated, the mission of Strategos International is to provide K-12 schools, universities, faith based, corporate, government, law enforcement and military professionals the highest quality security, safety and tactical training/consulting solutions available. Solutions that are both applicable and based in reality is critical to successfully applying these strategies and solutions when needed.
TRUE FIRST RESPONDERS vs. TRADITIONAL “FIRST RESPONDERS”
Strategos provides training and consulting solutions on these topics specifically focused towards the “TRUE FIRST RESPONDER”. The term “first responder” has always been reserved for those professionals (i.e., police, EMS, fire) “responding TO THE SCENE” of the emergency. Our training and consulting solutions are specifically focused towards the “TRUE FIRST RESPONDER” which we define as those “that are already on scene when the crisis incident” begins. Failure vs. Success is much more likely going to be determined by those on scene when the incident begins vs. traditional “first responders” whose effectiveness is severely limited simply because of the time it takes in responding to the location of the crisis incident.
Strategos International training and consulting strategies have been developed through years of “hands on” education, experience and client feedback to our founders and staff. Strategies and content are presented in a manner that is “principle based” and is designed to be customizable and scalable depending on the client’s unique requirements.
Summarized the CREED of our training and consulting services are that “CAPABILITY breeds HUMILITY”. In other words we believe that the more TRUE capability that a person (OR organization) is given to handle situations that are otherwise stressful or crisis oriented the more humility that they will handle these situations with. In other words crisis situations are more likely to be handled effectively and appropriately if the end user feels more capable to handle them rather than a situation unnecessarily being escalated because the end user is operating from a “fear based” mind set due to lack of capabilities received prior to the crisis incident. We have seen that these sort of “worse case” scenario incidents around the country have created a high level of anxiety within school, workplace, faith-based other public employee personnel. Additional benefits (other than increase response and prevention capabilities) is that preparing staff in advance through training and planning greatly reduces the amount of anxiety that is felt across the organization from those thinking, “What would I do if that were to happen here?!”.
Made me much more aware of all the different things to think about and how IMPORTANT it is. The practical exercises made my heart race but was important to go thru to get an idea of what it would be like in real life.
Not only in depth knowledge of subject matter but obvious passion for the cause and a great heart for the student. [This training] confirms all the good things we have already done and adds considerably to the bag of tricks we are building going forward. Great information and well worth the investment.
Very useful and applicable information. Easy to follow, good use of materials, handouts, etc.
The presentation and information are invaluable! The real world scenarios are educational and nerve wracking, which is exactly what we teachers and staff need to be exposed to and taught to handle!! Thank you for all you do to open eyes and minds to this very serious issue!!! August 6, 2012
Excellent program of instruction. Instructor kept students engaged throughout the blocks of instruction. Would highly recommend this course to any organization that either is starting up a security program or would just like a quick check to see if your security program is on track.
The instructor was outstanding in knowledge and ability to teach even a slow learner, like myself. This course will assist me in identifying what or who might be a threat. It has equipped me with various tools that will allow me to be more effective during security detail…I truly enjoyed this course. I found the information extremely valuable.
Excellent delivery and quality of presentation. There were a number of good things that were brought out as we walked through the facilities and as the demonstrations showed us techniques for maintaining control and a more secure environment. I think the course has made me more aware of security issues and well as giving me more tools to help make the church more safe.
Instructor did an excellent job with this inservice. This was by far the best inservice I have attended in over 14 years. Great Job!! I would recommend this to any school district. February 6, 2012
To whoever was involved in bringing this workshop to us, I want to thank all the planners for this excellent workshop. There were so many positives. The timeliness and content were just what our hospital needed. The increase in violence in our ER, the new construction and the minimal staffing after 7pm all will be helped with the knowledge gained from the Strategos staff.
The information on lockdown was very helpful and we plan to look at our location in a different light!