Jin Kim is a speaker working with Kirkland Productions through Safe & Sound Schools.
Mr. Jin Kim is widely known 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 Principle 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.
In addition to his early investigative assignments in Violent Crimes/Major Offenses (Fugitive Apprehension), International Drug Trafficking & Money Laundering, Criminal Intelligence, and Special Operations, 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 Management. Mr. Kim earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Villanova University, completed Post Baccalaureate Management Studies at Wagner College, and is pursuing a Master’s Degree in Public Safety Management at St. Joseph’s University.
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 Manager, Global Research University
Bestselling Author of Permanent Midnight and I, Fatty
Threat Adaptation Strategies & Know-How: A Safety Training Program For All Educators
A celebrated fact about people is our uniqueness. We all developed a foundation that make us who we are. These qualities also include core programming that is difficult to override. Our capacity to tolerate risk and overcome physical challenges, like acute violence, is equally unique. We all varying in skills, abilities, and capacities, to counter and mitigate these challenges.
The Threat Adaptation Strategies & Know-how Process, known as T.A.S.K., was founded and created by FBI Special Agent (ret) Jin Kim, a widely regarded and recognized Subject Matter Expert and Material Practitioner in Active Shooter and Workplace Violence mitigation.
T.A.S.K. was specifically developed to align institutional response protocols and realistic individual reactions for targeted violence in educational institutions. Unlike “one size fits all” methodologies, T.A.S.K. embraces the unique capacities of Educators and provides guidance in developing resiliency and a practical ‘T.A.S.K. Loop’ custom to them. T.A.S.K. strategically integrates:
• Education & Facts
• Eliminating Anxieties
• Evolving Empowerment
• Enterprise Synergy
Define individual awareness & empowerment goals
Provide facts from FBI Reports
Present Behavioral Indicators and substantive data
Explain “Individual Impact” and how people respond
The difference between Trained vs. Untrained postures
The significance of how time affects outcomes
Present the foundation and origins of TASK
Offer the initial individual steps
Guide the development of individual and customized “Task Loop”
Explain what W.I.N. is and how it integrates
Offer various and simple individual mitigation techniques
Dispel common myths
Explain how public response will affect an incident
Video presented for training visual validation
A final scenario offered for individual analysis
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.