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Dr. Steve Albrecht

As a trainer, speaker, author, and consultant, Dr. Steve Albrecht is internationally known for his expertise in high-risk HR issues. He provides consulting, threat assessments, site security surveys,  corrective coaching, and training classes in workplace violence  prevention, harassment prevention, drug and alcohol awareness, team building, customer service, and stress management.


In 1994, Dr. Albrecht co-wrote Ticking Bombs: Defusing Violence in the Workplace, one of the first business books on workplace violence. Besides his work as a conference presenter and keynote speaker, he appears in the media and on the Internet, as a source on workplace violence, security, crime, and terrorism. He was featured in the 2009 BBC documentary “Going Postal.” His 15 business and police books include Tough Training Topics; Tactical Perfection for Street Cops; Added Value Negotiating; Service, Service, Service!; Fear and Violence on the Job; Streetwork; and Contact and Cover.


Dr. Albrecht holds a doctoral degree in Business Administration (D.B.A.), an M.A. in Security Management, a B.A. in English, and a B.S. in Psychology. He has been a trainer for 25 years and is certified as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), as a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) by the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS), and as a Board Certified Coach (BCC).


In 1999, Steve retired from the San Diego Police Department, where he had worked since 1984, both as a full-time officer and later as a reserve sergeant. He spent six years in the Domestic Violence Unit, where he handled over 1,500 cases. He works as a consultant on the Department’s Wellness Unit and the “Early Identification – Intervention System,” (EIIS) which identifies high-risk police officers and offers help.


Steve worked as a Course Leader for the American Management Association from 1996 to 2013, teaching supervisory seminars. He is an adjunct professor at Cal State Fullerton, Chapman/Brandman University, and San Diego State. He teaches police courses at the USC Delinquency Control Institute. He is the past San Diego Chapter President for the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP).

"SAFE ROOM: The Two Choice Response to an Active Shooter in the Workplace"

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Stacy Anderson

(949) 544-1410