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Countermeasure Consulting Group

After serving the United States Marine Corps with distinction for nearly a decade, Chris Grollnek joined the police force of McKinney, Texas, where he served until 2011. During this time, he was directly involved in three “active-shooter” incidents — situations in which an individual with a firearm shot one or more people. As a McKinney Police detective, Chris Grollnek participated in numerous law enforcement operations, including the development of strategy and tactics for the deployment of special weapons and tactics (SWAT) teams in hostage cases, execution of arrest or evidentiary warrants in high-risk situations, and cases where suspects were barricaded.

Chris Grollnek’s training and experience taught him that between the eruption of an active-shooter incident and the arrival of the first law enforcement units competent to address the situation, an average 14 minutes pass. During this highly dangerous time, Grollnek realized, trained individuals have a much higher chance of surviving the incident than untrained. He founded and leads Countermeasure Consulting Group, Inc. which trains organizations and their personnel in various techniques to prevent or mitigate such incidents.

Countermeasure first assesses a client organization’s vulnerability to an active-shooter situation and provides training on how to prevent one from occurring in the first place. Mitigation training involves making the best of a terrible situation – that is, keeping as many people alive as possible during the 14 minutes between the emergence of the situation and the arrival of law enforcement.

Countermeasure’s services extend far beyond active-shooter prevention and mitigation training. It evaluates OSHA-mandated emergency action plans and teaches client personnel how to craft such plans to meet OSHA’s requirements. When requested, it can perform internal corporate investigations as well as teach proper investigative techniques. In addition, Countermeasure provides personal-security details composed of those recently retired from such organizations as the U.S. Secret Service and the State Department’s executive-protection detail.

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Countermeasure Consulting Group Provides Security Advice and Expertise, by Chris Grollnek

November 21, 2012 Leave a comment

Countermeasure Consulting Group LLC is dedicated to helping people understand and respond to the threat of attacks on property and individuals. The company is a unique risk management and training firm that provides consultation services for corporations, private businesses, and other types of organizations.

The firm offers workshops in the prevention, preparedness, response, and recovery for active shooter situations (situations in which an armed individual is attempting to harm or kill others in a populated and confined space).

Countermeasure Consulting Group provides consultation services for:

– Physical security surveys.
– Policy and procedure reviews.
– Travel risk analysis.
– Internal and external investigations.
– Surveillance and counter-surveillance.
– Narcotics related investigations.

About the Author
Countermeasure Consulting Group founder, Chris Grollnek, has over 20 years of experience as a US Marine and Police Office. He is experienced in consulting victims of malicious prosecution related to narcotics and SWAT operations. Grollnek is also a member of the American Legion, NRA, Drill Instructor Association, Texas Tactical Police Officers Association, Texas Municipal Police Association, McKinney Police Association, and the International Association of Undercover Officers.

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