Associate Instructor, USA
As a hostage negotiator, Corey Jones knows the critical importance of using Verbal Judo as a tool to gain voluntary compliance. Cory served 25 years with the MT. Laurel Police Department (NJ) beginning in 1993. During that time, he spent fifteen years with Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team, ultimately becoming one of the leaders for the Burlington County Regional SWAT team. In 2000, he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant where he was tasked with conducting routine and advanced training, public information, community policing, supervisory duties, internal affairs investigations, quality control and operating as the incident commander for critical events. When not teaching Verbal Judo, Corey provides safety and readiness training through his business Safetyman. Corey is passionate about leveraging his training and experience to deliver current industry standard content which is geared to build a culture of safety, resilience, readiness and professionalism for our clients. Cory is a true expert in communication and law enforcement tactics. He has made TV appearances of FOX and NBC.