In this episode we welcome threatmanagementcenter.com founder Dale Brown.
|Dale C. Brown is the founder of The Detroit Threat Management Center located in Detroit. Commander Brown created Eclectikan survival tactical training systems in 1993.This training system is comprised of tactical psychology, tactical law and tactical skills, to teach communities and corporations how to properly manage human threats and create non-violent outcomes.
In 1995, on the eastside of Detroit, Commander Brown officially formed the V.I.P.E.R.S. (Violence Intervention Protective Emergency Response System). A bodyguard tactical training program that emphasizes the importance of mission motivated altruistic community service. The organization became known for helping the community, by stopping home invasions and murders that had been a problem for many years prior. This resulted in a good quality of life for the residents who lived in the community. The byproduct of which meant that the building owners went into the black for the first time in twenty years and the police department received accolades for a 90% reduction in violent crime and 911 calls.
In 1997, the Survival Scouts Program was created to teach youth urban survival skills and proper work ethic. Youths, ages 4 to 17, were taught Basic Self-Defense, Gunfire Evasion, Basic First Aid, Conflict Avoidance, Personal Discipline, Threat Awareness, and Problem Solving.
In 1998, Commander Brown stopped hijackings of delivery trucks for a $250 million dollar company operating in Detroit. This company experienced injured workers and substantial financial losses despite federal, state and local law enforcement efforts to stop these crimes. As a direct result of Dale C. Brown’s V.I.P.E.R.S. strategic tactical system, this company is now a 300 million dollar company and remains a current client.
In 2005 Commander Brown’s V.I.P.E.R.S. Program mounted a volunteer rescue mission during the first weekend of the storm to assist families who were Hurricane Katrina victims. The Threat Management Center C.E.R.T. Unit worked with law enforcement in New Orleans and deployed with U.S. Army Airborne assigned to the U.S. Navy Destroyer Tortuga. The rescue operations were conducted throughout the flooded New Orleans area. This same year, the Oakland County Prosecutors office awarded Dale Brown and the Detroit Treat Management Center an award for helping stalking victims.
In 2006, Dale C. Brown opened The Threat Management Center located in Detroit and began offering classes to the public as well as law enforcement officers for free. This same year, The Detroit Threat Management Center began its maritime nautical rescues assisting private boat owners in distress in the waterways bordering the U.S and Canada.
In 2007, Channel 2 Fox News interviewed and reported about the community service that Dale and the Detroit Threat Management Center provides stalking victims and domestic abuse victims. The Detroit Threat Management Center has been featured on both Fox 2 News and Channel 4 Detroit News, as recently as March 2011.
In 2011, The Detroit Threat Management Center was featured in the Detroit Institute of Arts for promoting non-violent positive outcomes and helping ordinary Detroit citizens empower themselves against violent predators. This same year, The Detroit Threat Management Center was featured on Fox 2 News for reuniting a 2 year old child with her mother. The child was taken from Arizona and brought to Detroit against the mothers will. The Detroit Threat Management Center reunited the 2 year old child with her mother without any violence. The Detroit Threat Management Center has been assisting the local domestic violence shelters in reuniting the children with their parents, as recently as November 2013.
In 2012, The Detroit Threat Management Center teamed up with the Detroit Branch of the NAACP for an important and potentially lifesaving training session for youths that was borne out of the Trayvon Martin tragedy. As part of its Fight for Freedom weekend event program, the NAACP conducted “Cops & Stops,” a two-hour interactive session at Cobo Center that aimed to prevent deadly street encounters like the one that took Martin's life after a street encounter with David Zimmerman, who has since been acquitted of murder charges. The purpose of the scenarios was to demonstrate the right and wrong ways to interact with law enforcement officials, neighborhood watch members or overzealous armed citizens. This same year, Commander Dale Brown and The Detroit Threat Management Center on February 28th received an award from Kenneth Cockrel and The Detroit City Council for providing community service, protecting and sheltering of the domestic violence victims in the city of Detroit and Wayne County.
In 2013, Commander Brown and The Threat Management Center received certification from FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) in Weapons of Mass Destruction Tactical Operations. Since 2004 Commander Brown and The Threat Management Center V.I.P.E.R.S. Program have been assisting the Detroit Police department and FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) in active shooter and anti-terrorism training.
The Threat Management Center has successfully developed tactics, strategies, and logistics to deter, detect and defend corporations and communities from both internal and external sources of violence using primarily non-violent methods. The success of this community-based organization has evolved to include high level corporate facilitation. Corporations discovered the success and discipline of the personnel within the organization and have retained the Threat Management Center for training workshops and referral of protective service professionals. The Threat Management Center’s history of success has led to high profile protective assignments.