Nationally Recognized Public Speaker, Chris Grollnek, Active Shooter Prevention Expert

Book Chris Grollnek for your next seminar, lunch, symposium, class or other corporate function. Chris is an internationally recognized expert in both private and public security and law enforcement sectors as the Nations Leading Active Shooter Prevention Expert. A crowd favorite and trade show highlight, Chris Grollnek is a renowned public speaker engaging the audience in a jovial manner while discussing life saving skills turning a harsh topic into a great one-hour presentation people wait months to participate in and attend.

Chris Grollnek is an award-winning former police investigator and one of the nation’s highly respected policy experts in the prevention of domestic terrorism. Recognized as a leader of the police and public safety initiatives, Chris has experience advising the highest levels of government and corporate executives. Governors, Presidential candidates, and political think tanks often call upon Chris’ experience, which includes time spent testifying to House and Senate committees. Under Oath, Chris gave testimony regarding the need for specific counterterrorism initiatives at the behest of the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).

With extensive experience in small to medium-sized consulting businesses, Chris organized and currently leads a workplace violence coalition comprised of 15 companies, known as the Safe2Safest, Strategic Alliance. Each of the 15 participating companies is recognized as the nation’s leading expert within their industry for a specific security discipline.

Prior to his current endeavors, Chris spent 12 years as a Marine and Marine Corps Senior Drill Instructor. During his service, he was awarded several commendations and received record-setting accolades, including Drill Instructor of the Quarter, and the number one spot on the Meritorious Promotion list to a “Staff Rank” – reserved for the top one percent of Special Duty Marines.

Chris served as a Police Corporal, Narcotics Detective, SWAT Operator, and Element Leader, and Police Officer for the city of McKinney, Texas between 2002-2012, and indefinitely retains his Master Peace Officer license in the State of Texas. He was selected early on in his career by his peers and supervisors to serve in Board-level leadership positions such as Secretary, Vice President, and President of the McKinney Police Association. While serving on the Board, Chris was instrumental in arbitrating raises and reducing budget constraints over a five-year period.

Following his successful tenure of Board leadership, Chris was selected to attend the coveted Internal Affairs and Ethics Investigator Course at the International School of Police Management. In 2010, Chris began his postgraduate work and earned a Master of Science Degree in Administration of Justice and Security. He graduated with a 4.0 GPA and was later inducted into the National Honors Society. Chris also holds AA and BS degrees from accredited universities.

Notably, one of Chris’ most recent significant achievements was being selected to advise the Mackenzie Institute in Canada of the phenomena of active shooters in America and abroad. The Mackenzie Institute is a globally recognized Canadian-based public policy institute for research and comment on issues impacting political and social stability, specifically terrorism, organized violence, and security.

Chris Grollnek is now internationally recognized as one of the leading experts and authorities on the phenomenon of “active shooter” events and Domestic Terrorism Prevention. He has appeared on numerous national television networks, including Fox, CNN, OANN, ABC, CBS, and NBC along with numerous syndicated radio broadcast programs.

Chris Grollnek

Nations Leading Expert on Phenomena of Active Shooter and Domestic Terrorism


Active Shooter Prevention

45 minutes to 1.5 hours

A Law Enforcement Perspective

Conferences | Seminars | Symposiums |
Security Formats

Active Shooter and Personal Survival (without Paramilitary Training)

1 hour
Responding like everyone else, the true First Responder (our families)
Luncheon Format

Active Shooter – The Evolution and Progression of Incidents

1.5 hours
How Everyday People are Affected by Acts of Domestic Terrorism
Seminar and Conference Format

Active Shooter Response

45 minutes to 1.5 hours

Law Enforcement’s Role
Retail and Insurance Management Formats

Active Shooter Response

45 minutes to 1.5 hours
Personal Responsibility to Keeping Family Safe
Community Meeting Forums

Active Shooter Continuum and Personal Threat Mitigation

1 hour

The Rise of IED’s in Active Shooter Incidents in America and Beyond

Security Director and Risk Managers | Law Enforcement (Federal / State / Local / International)

Active Shooter Conference

45 minutes to 1.5 hours

Risk Managers, Attorneys and HR Professionals
A Legal and Risk Management Perspective

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Book your event today by contacting Patti or Chris directly. For more information please call and leave a voice message: 214-663-2849. Calls are not answered directly due to the volume of requests. A team member will respond within 24-hours of leaving a message or responded to by 4:30 p.m. (CST) if received before noon (CST).

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What people are saying


“The presentation was very captivating. Chris does a very effective job delivering key points about active shooter while maintaining a fun and lively atmosphere. Enjoyable and entertaining all at the same time. Our audience enjoyed the interactive nature of the presentation and the personal stories and experience given by Chris.”

Windell Mollenido
Executive Director, IREM Orange County

Chris Grollnek worked both SWAT and Undercover Narcotics working with Federal and State prosecutors on major cases.

“I worked with Chris on a case covering several months and found him to be most diligent in handling the requirements of the project from inception to completion. He was always quick to respond to requests for information and assistance and his work product was invaluable to the successful outcome of the case. Chris is very goal oriented and was flexible to employ the necessary tactics and strategies to achieve the goals we had set for the project.”

Kent Richardson
Asst. Attorney General, Texas Attorney General

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