Mr. Vit comes with an extensive public safety background. A Veteran Army Infantryman and Medic, he served over two decades in Search and Rescue Operations, over two decades as an Emergency Medical Technician, and a brief time in the Fire Service. He currently works for the U.S. Government in a Law Enforcement capacity.
He is a NRA Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor & Range Safety Officer, and is the Owner/Chief Instructor of Defensive Studies Group (DEFSTUGRP). Vit also holds Certification by Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officer Training & Education Commission (for LEOSA-HR 218 & ACT 235 Firearms), is an Instructor for National Safety Council - Surviving an Active Shooter Event, and an Instructor for American College of Surgeons, B-CON (Bleeding Control) class.
• LEOSA/HR-218/Retired Law Enforcement Identification Act (RLEIA):
Certified to provide the yearly certification for retired Law Enforcement under the provisions of LEOSA/RLEIA for RESIDENTS of Pennsylvania.
• Trauma First Aid (TFA) -
Based on a multitude of curriculum's and personal experience, this class will prepare you for events in which trauma is caused, and you may have the opportunity to save a life (Active Shooter, stabbing, traumatic injury, vehicle accident, etc...) We will teach you the use of a Tourniquet, Pressure Dressing, Wound Packing, Chest Seals in addition to Moving Casualties, and the Recovery Position. Cadre has over 30 years’ experience in Civilian EMS as well as Military medicine.
• National Safety Council (NSC) - Surviving an Active Shooter (2hrs):
This program is FREE of charge, although it must be set up as a Community Event with a minimum of 25 persons. Registration for this is though the NSC. Once dates and location are set, NCS will place registration on their website. All attendees will receive materials on the day of the class, and a digital certificate will be issued by NSC shortly after the completion. This is a NON-Firearms class.
• American College of Surgeons, Committee on Trauma
Bleeding Control Basic (B-Con) Course v1.0