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Greg Shaffer

Subject Matter Expert
Active Shooter Prevention
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Executive Bio

Principal Active Shooter Prevention Project, LLC
Retired FBI Agent and former member of the Hostage Rescue Team
Terrorism | Personal Security | Tactical Firearms

Greg Shaffer is a highly respected and accomplished expert in the field of terrorism, personal security, and active shooter events. He has over 20 years of experience in the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), including 6 years on the elite Hostage Rescue Team (HRT), where he conducted tactical operations around the world.

During his tenure with the FBI, Mr. Shaffer held various key positions, such as Supervising the Dallas FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force, working on a Drug & Gang Task Force in the San Francisco Field Office, serving at the National Counter-Terrorism Center (NCTC), and being the first FBI Legal Attaché assigned to the U.S. Embassy in Budapest, Hungary.

Prior to his FBI career, Mr. Shaffer served in the United States Coast Guard for 11 years, where he rose to the rank of Lieutenant Commander and commanded the Coast Guard Cutter Point Steele.

Today, Mr. Shaffer is the author of “Stay Safe – Security Secrets for Today’s Dangerous World” and host of Investigation Discovery Channel’s docu-drama, “Body Cam – Behind the Badge”. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management from the United States Coast Guard Academy and a Master’s Certificate in Strategic Intelligence from the Australian Institute of Police Management.

Currently, Mr. Shaffer is the founding partner of SHAFFER SECURITY GROUP, a global security and tactical training specialty firm based in Dallas, Texas.

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