Instructors for course:

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Debbie Kalish
770-722-5664
newudefense@gmail.com  Debbie Kalish is a career law enforcement officer with over 24 years of experience in the Metro Atlanta area. She has worked in a number of capacities during her career, the majority of which have been devoted to personal safety and crime prevention. As a detective, Debbie specialized in working cases involving crimes against women and children. As a school resource officer, she developed and implemented specialized training courses designed to teach students about cyber safety and personal safety. Finally, as a team leader in hostage negotiations, Debbie gained extensive experience diffusing incidents involving hostages, barricaded subjects and suicide threats. For the past 11 years, Debbie has created and overseen the Community Services Programs Division for the Johns Creek Police Department. Designing and implementing programs in Crime Prevention. Debbie’s true passion, however, is engaging women and teen girls through training courses that focus on personal safety and self-empowerment. This training program called READY – Women and Teen Safety & Self- Defense has taught to hundreds of women and teens. Debbie’s many courses include Cyber Safety, radKIDS, Active Shooter. Debbie holds certifications as a Defensive Tactics Instructor, ALERRT (Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training) Instructor, FBI-LEEDA/Life Lock Identity Theft Instructor, PTSD Responding to Retuning Veterans Instructor, Emergency Medical Instructor, radKIDS Instructor, Georgia POST (Police Officer Standards and Training Council) Instructor, Crisis/Hostage negotiator, and CART (Child Abduction Response Team) CEPTED (Crime Preventions Through Environmental Design) and many more. View List of Courses