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Our mission is to serve and empower people with unparalleled professional expertise
in active threat mitigation.   For Everyday.  Everywhere.

Founder and Principal

Jin Kim

Founder & Principal

Mr. Jin Kim is a widely regarded Subject Matter Expert and Material Practitioner in Active Shooter and Workplace Violence Risk Management. 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 and workplace violence risk mitigation for the FBI’s corporate programming and private sector partnerships.
As the Founder and Principal of the PerSec Academy & Advisory Group, he has the privilege of collaborating and directing a group of world class advisors and team members to provide unparalleled professional expertise and tailored solutions for the complexities of today’s world.
Mr. Kim regularly provides expert analysis and content as a keynote and featured speaker at industry conferences and seminars and is the creator and developer of T.A.S.K.Threat Adaptation Strategies & Know-how, the renown and progressive training program for active threat mitigation.
During his decorated career with the FBI, 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.  In this role, he was responsible for programming and administering tactical readiness training for both domestic duties and international deployments.  In addition, he is a certified FBI ALERRT/CRASE Active Shooter Tactical Instructor and has trained a countless number of law enforcement officers in tactical and active shooter response.
Notably, 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.  He 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.


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Management & Development Advisor

Legal & Labor/Employment Advisor

Higher Education Advisor

Executive Human Resource Advisor

Emergency Management/Crisis Advisor

Hotel & Hospitality Security Advisor

Crisis/Corporate Security Advisor

Education Leadership Advisor

Law Enforcement Leadership Advisor

LE Training & Standards Advisor

Security Technology Advisor

Crisis Communications/PR Advisor

Strategic Education Advisor

Threat Management Advisor