about_the_authorProfessional educator, author and keynote speaker Steve Tarani has served the U.S. Defense, Law Enforcement, and Intelligence communities for over 25 years as a respected Protective Programs subject matter expert and service provider to numerous high/ low-profile US federal agencies. Mr. Tarani, formerly sworn in the states of CA and NV, is a former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) employee, Protective Programs Educator and formerly on staff at the US Dept. of Energy (DOE) National Security Institute (Security Force Training Dept.) at Kirtland Air Force Base (NM).

Specializing in operational readiness, he is a federally certified force options instructor actively contracted by the US Department of Defense, National Security Agency, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Homeland Security, Drug Enforcement Administration, and throughout the private sector and remains an advisor to the US Department of Justice (DOJ), US Department of Defense, and the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP). Since 1994, Tarani has written more than five dozen magazine articles, produced twenty eight professional training DVD/ Videos and published eight books. With more than 15 years’ experience managing threat-based training, Steve has developed curriculum adopted by federal, state and municipal agencies such as International Chiefs of Police (IACP) Model Policy, Peace Officers Standards of Training (POST) and others.

See https://stevetarani.com for more information.