The Author has over 36 years in the public safety environment, including law enforcement and 27 years as a paramedic and instructor. His communications experience includes tactical communications, interoperability and cryptology. He has developed communications plans for numerous planned and unplanned events and operations as well as response and continuity of operations (COOP) plans. He is experienced in planning and conducting exercises to evaluate emergency plans. He has been a licensed Amateur Radio operator for over 20 years As a law enforcement officer he was a specialist in public disorder events, including part of a special response team and police tactical medic, and responded a several large riots. As a paramedic he has taken courses in wilderness and tactical medicine and technical rope rescue. He has worked in urban and remote settings and was a member of a mountain search and rescue team in Alaska. He is an experienced instructor and has taken & taught numerous levels of medical courses. He has developed courses in wilderness first aid and survival and tactical medicine for different levels of providers. He has developed the CPT medical, communications and preparedness courses for Colorado Oath Keepers. He is currently the state training coordinator for Oath Keepers of Colorado.