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Jin Kim 

Mr. Jin Kim is widely recognized as a subject matter expert and material practitioner in active shooter and targeted violence attacks. Mr. Kim retired from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in 2018 and is a twenty-three year veteran of the FBI’S New York Division. He served as the Active Shooter Coordinator on the Crisis Management Unit and was the leading authority directing active shooter & workplace violence preparedness, resiliency, and training, for the FBI and its corporate and private sector partnerships.

Mr. Kim regularly presents and speaks at international association conferences and seminars, and provides guidance and substantive training to leading corporations and businesses, financial and banking institutions, K-12 schools and higher education universities, hospitals/healthcare facilities, professional sports teams & sporting venues, hotels, non-profit organizations, and public safety departments.

Mr. Kim also served as the FBI’s New York Tactical Training Program Manager in conjunction with his assignment as a primary Firearms and Tactical Instructor and was responsible for providing tactical readiness training for both domestic duties and international deployments. In addition, Mr. Kim is a certified ALERRT/FBI Active Shooter Tactical Instructor and has trained a countless number of law enforcement officers in response training.

As part of the FBI’S Police Training and Liaison Program, Mr. Kim was the Director and Principal Instructor of three specialized programs; The Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) School, The Executive Protection/PSD Counter Assault Team (CAT) School, and The Observer/Sniper School, respectively. Mr. Kim proudly served as both a certified tactical Operator and Observer/Sniper on the Special Weapons & Tactics Enhanced Team. Mr. Kim’s career also included numerous international deployments in support of the FBI’s global investigative mission and war on terror.

Mr. Kim is the Founder & Principal of the PerSec Academy, LLC, specializing in Active Shooter and Workplace Violence Resiliency Training and Management and is the creator and founder of the T.A.S.K. method – Threat Adaptation Strategies & Know-How.

Mr. Kim is proudly partnered with Safe and Sounds Schools, Shooter Detection Systems, Alertus Technologies, and Amulet Ballistic Technologies.


Active Shooter Survival Strategies

This 75 – 90 minute presentation provides a general awareness and current outlook on active shooter and targeted violence attacks in the United States.   With a comprehensive foundation in understanding survival controls, the presentation focuses on individual survival concepts, techniques, and best practices that can be applied every day in a variety of settings, including and beyond the school setting.

Active Safety in Schools and Beyond

This 75 – 90 minute presentation will provide school administrators, faculty, and staff, a comprehensive awareness of active shooter incidents and targeted violence in schools and focuses on providing best practices and guidance for providing a safe and secure educational environment.  Realistic and tangible solutions in mitigating the effects of acute and dynamic violence in a school will be discussed and offered.


“Jin Kim is one of the most exciting, engaging speakers I’ve ever seen.  His Active Shooter Survival Strategies training is one that was regaled by the University community as a must see to be ready for an active threat incident.  He leaves audiences with actionable information and an enhanced feeling of personal preparedness.”
– J.S.Emergency ManagerGlobal Research University

“Jin Kim is extremely knowledgeable in active shooter training and survival techniques. He is passionate about helping people learn how to think strategically when potentially confronted with an active shooter situation. In addition to providing important information about pre-attack indicators and behavior, Special Agent Kim offers practical, realistic survival options for one to consider in the event of a shooting. After listening to his Active Shooter Survival Strategies Presentation, I think differently and feel I am better equipped to survive if ever faced with an active shooter incident.”
– S.C., Principal, CT Middle School

“Jin is a subject matter expert on surviving an active shooter attack. His presentations are highly effective, engaging, and appropriately tailored to the audience.  His lectures provide practical, useful tips for the average listener, beginning with situational awareness and progressing to the active measures needed to survive in a crisis. Highly recommended.”
– K.M.,  Retired FBI Supervisory Special Agent, Campus Public Safety Executive

“Jin Kim is a once-in-a-generation training professional.  With equal measures of eloquence and sensitivity, his life-saving words of survival are nothing short of transformative. I have witnessed his tour de force captivate audiences and prompt critical consideration of situational awareness across a broad spectrum of attendees.

As a keen observer of law enforcement training, I am familiar with the leading figures in the field of crisis response and active assailant threat assessment. Jin richly deserves his reputation as the FBI’s subject matter expert. Quite literally, he is without peer. He’ll sell you the whole seat, but you’ll only need the edge.”
– Prof. David M. White, Director, Conflict Management Program, Seton Hall University School of Law

For more information on Mr. Jin Kim’s presentations, contact Kirkland Productions, Inc., or 866-769-9037.