Polite. Professional. We Train You To Be Prepared.
Dan Bulkley - Senior Instructor
Dan is a highly seasoned Personal Safety Educator, Master Firearms Trainer and Defensive Shooting Instructor. He is a retired, decorated military professional with experience in the Medical, Intelligence and Combat Arms branches.
Dan began educating children on safety preparedness during college. Known as "Disaster Dan" to educators and kids alike, he later joined the professional ranks of the National American Red Cross specializing in emergency preparedness and operational readiness at the local, state and national levels.
MAJOR Bulkley (Ret). is a two-time recipient of the Bronze Star Award and Army Combat Action Badge recipient along with other leadership awards and acknowledgements. He has led teams providing protective services for senior military and governmental officials in austere overseas environments. He has significant training, planning and operational experience managing military responders in civil support operations for statewide emergencies, national disasters Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, and support for law enforcement during the 2015 Pope Francis visit to the United States.
Dan is a life long learner with undergraduate and graduate degrees in criminal justice, communications, human resource management, education and business. Each year he completes over 100 hours of personal development in areas of organizational and faith-based safety programs, medical readiness, shooting skills and developing new instructors.
Association Membership and Training Program Completion
National Organization for Church Safety & Security Management
United States Concealed Carry Association (USCCA)
NRA - Law Enforcement Division
Tactical Shooting Instructor
Defensive Handgun & Shotgun Instructor
NRA- Education & Training Division
Advanced Pistol Instructor
Practical Pistol Coach
Personal Protection In / Out Home Instructor
Refuse To Be A Victim Instructor
Pistol / Shotgun / Rifle Instructor
Range Safety Officer
Rangemaster Instructor - (Instructor Graduate)
Law of Self-Defense Instructor - (Instructor Graduate)
Ultimate Training Munition (UTM) - (NRA Certified Instructor)
Academi (Certified Personal Protection Specialist Graduate)
Front Sight Training Institute (Life Member)
International Association of Law Enforcement Firearm Instructors (IALEFI) (Master Instructor Firearm Graduate)
Sig Sauer Academy (Semi-Auto Pistol Instructor Graduate)
US Gun Class (Adjunct Instructor)
International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA)
Connecticut Citizens' Defense League (CCDL)
Society for Human Resource Management