National Adjunct Trainer
Chad Cunningham has worked in law enforcement for a total of 21 years. He is currently a lieutenant with the University of Akron police force where he has worked for the past 18 years. While with the university, he led community policing, the CHOP (Community Housing Oriented Policing) unit, was the department’s lead trainer, and was a member of SWAT. He is also a certified instructor in Ohio for Firearms, Defensive Tactics, and Active Shooter Response. He teaches female self-defense and Ohio Concealed Carry Certification courses. He has been teaching ALICE around the country for the past 8 years and has trained more than 65,000 people. He holds an associate’s degree in criminal justice, a bachelor’s degree in Technical Education, and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Instructional Technology.