March 20th - 24th, 2024

2024 Participant Biographies

 
Kristin Edwards
They/Them/Theirs

Kristin carries over 28 years of combined law enforcement and military experience. Kristin retired from the United States Marshals Service where they were a Chief Inspector in the Tactical Operations Division. They were responsible for the security of the federal courts in Washington, D.C. As a manager in the Office of Security Programs, they established the insider threat program, revamped the workplace violence program, and supervised planning to counter active shooters at the agency Headquarters. They were a certified adjunct instructor for the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC). They trained both Judicial Security Inspectors and Court Security Officers. They received a Director’s Award for the design and construction of the security at the new USMS Headquarters. Following their retirement, Kristin served as the Director of Training for DSA Detection where they redesigned their training program. They worked with major professional sporting and entertainment venues, as well as government agencies. They delivered presentations at national and international conferences on X-ray Imaging. After five years with DSA Detection, Kristin formed Safe Conduct, LLC in 2023. In the year since forming Safe Conduct, they have trained security teams at professional sports venues, intelligence agencies, and public schools. Kristin served 15 years in the United States Army both as an Infantry Officer and a Civil Affairs Officer. They are a combat veteran of Operation Desert Storm and Operation Iraqi Freedom.





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