A Subject Matter Expert (SME) in Physical Security Measures and is trained in Special Program Security Certification (SPSC) to the level of SPSC2 through Center of Development of Security Excellence (CDSE), Cody has also held a Basic Pistol Instructor Certification through the NRA. His focus emphasizes Conflict Resolution, Stress Management Strategies, and Emotional Intelligence Development.
Cody’s other company How We Interact Matters is also an Authorized provider of training for the Bureau of Justice Assistance National Training and Technical Assistance Center under the U.S. Department of Justice.
Cody also has certifications as an instructor through the American Red Cross in First Aid/CPR/AED, Basic Life Saver (BLS), and Emergency Medical Response (EMR).
In 2016-2017, Cody volunteered as a Public Safety Instructor for Colorado Springs Police Department through the Community Advancing Public Safety (CAPS) program, as well as a CERT instructor for the El Paso County Office of Emergency Management.
In 2016 he developed a Realtor Safety course which was approved for professional CEU’s through Colorado Department of State’s DORA Regulatory Agency.
In 2018 Defense Education received its first government contract with the 4th Judicial District to provide safety training to victims of violent crimes.
Cody specializes in the modified application of military concepts, social skills, and leadership training, focused on improving the safety, security, and quality of life of the trainee. These concepts emphasize body language training, stress reduction, problem-solving, mental toughness, misdirection and other techniques to accomplish goals in unusually challenging and stressful environments.
His primary focus is to increase public safety within the community by offering both specialized and customized training, providing techniques simple enough for untrained civilians to use effectively. The desired outcoming being a significant increase in safety through risk mitigation and improved quality of life by establishing a lower level of unresolved conflict in their day to day social interactions.