Chief Clark Staten is the founder and Executive Director of the Emergency Response & Research Institute (ERRI) in Chicago. He is a US Army veteran and former police officer and in 1995, after 20 years of service, he retired as an Assistant Chief Paramedic with the Chicago Fire Department. Chief Clark is a frequent lecturer on the tactics and political implications of domestic and international terrorism, officer survival, hazardous materials, chem/bio consequence management, media relations, management and motivation methods, productivity, mass casualty/disaster management, security planning and numerous other topics.
Chief Staten is a certified DoD Domestic Preparedness Instructor-Trainer and has instructed the US Army, US Air Force, NATO and a number of police, fire and EMS agencies nationwide. In 1998, Chief staten was appointed to be the Emergency Management Advisor to the International Association of Counter-Terrorism and Security Professionals and in 1999 he received the IACSP National Leadership Award. In March, 2000 Staten was named to the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear Terrorism Task Force. He has presented at more than 160 conferences worldwide and had appeared on virtually every major TV network and in the nation's top print publications to discuss terrorism and other emergency issues.
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