Chief Gallegos is the Founder and Executive Director of Remain Safe Incorporated, as well as the Head
Instructor of Tactical Self Defense Training (T.S.D.T.).  As a former Law Enforcement Professional and a current
Self Defense, CounterTerrorism, CPR, First Aid & AED Certified Instructor, Chief has spent his life training and
gathering the skills needed to engineer a holistic, practical and tactical personal protection program.  Moreover,
Chief is extremely passionate about making the world a safer place by sharing the knowledge and training he's
acquired with others who also possess a similar desire to protect themselves and those they love.  

Chief's Profile:
  • Former Law Enforcement Officer and Communications Specialist
  • Owner of Tactical Self Defense and Firearms Company LLC and TDS Virtual Shoot Range (www.
    TSDVirtualShootingRange.com)
  • Certified Krav Maga Hand To Hand Defenses Specialist
  • Progressive Fighting Systems Instructor (Trained by Sifu Paul Vunak)
  • Rapid Assault Tactics Instructor (Trained by Sifu Paul Vunak)
  • Contemporary Jeet Kune Do Instructor (Trained by Sifu Paul Vunak)
  • Filipino Martial Arts Instructor (Trained by Sifu Paul Vunak and Guro Dan Inosanto)
  • Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Blue Belt
  • Alumnus of the Trident Total Defense System, designed by Pat Tray, former SEAL Team 13 member
  • Authorized CPR/AED/First Aid Medical Training Instructor through the American Red Cross
  • He is a Certified Community Emergency Team Instructor for The Office of Emergency Management and
    Homeland Security (City and County of Denver)
  • He is a Community Awareness Program Instructor for the federally recognized Counter-Terrorism
    Education Learning Lab (The CELL)
  • Certified in Adversarial Surveillance  Awareness, through Federal Emergency Management Agency and
    U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Certified in Active Shooter Response, through the Federal Emergency Management Agency and U.S.
    Department of Homeland Security
  • Certified in Preparing For And Preventing Mass Casualty Incidents within Schools, Higher Education, and
    Houses of Worship through Federal Emergency Management Agency and U.S. Department of Homeland
    Security
  • Approved CPR, First Aid and Wilderness First trainer for the State of Colorado's Office of Early
    Childhood, Division of Early Care and Learning



















Chief was a part of the Faith Bible Chapel Security Team from 2012 to 2016. The Faith Bible Chapel Security
Team was nationally recognized for its report of suspicious and potential terrorist related activity occurring on
the  Faith Bible Chapel campus in 2014.  

Chief's personal surveillance experience was documented in nationally recognized Middle East and Terrorism
expert: Erick Stakelbeck's most recent book: "ISIS Exposed: Beheadings, Slavery, and the Hellish Reality of
Radical Islam."

Chief's prior students have included security personnel, active and former U.S. Military Members, Law
Enforcement personnel, former FBI agents, Mix Martial Arts practitioners and various corporate professionals.  

In addition to instructing men, women and children of all ages and backgrounds in personal self-defense
strategies, Chief has had distinct privilege to teach Counter Terrorism tactics for the Wheat Ridge Police
Department and the Arvada Fire Department Citizen Academies.
INSTRUCTORS
CHIEF JAMES GALLEGOS
Head Instructor and Founder of Remain Safe Incorporated
Head Instructor of Tactical Self Defense Training

Who Are We?
In addition to our prior Law Enforcement, Military and Personal Security experience our Instructors
are certified to instruct nationally accredited Counterterrorism training, Community Emergency
Response Team (C.E.R.T.) preparation and Personal Self-Defense courses.    

Moreover, we are Certified in Active Shooter Response through FEMA and the U.S. Department of
Homeland Security, Certified in Preparing For And Preventing Mass Casualty Incidents within
Schools, Higher Education, and Houses of Worship and Certified in Adversarial Surveillance
Awareness through FEMA and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and Certified in
Adversarial Surveillance Awareness through FEMA and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.   

Our Training Includes:
  • Adult Tactical Self Defense Training (T.S.D.T.)
  • Children and Teen Tactical Self Defense Training (T.S.D.T)
  • American Red Cross First Aid, CPR and AED Certification Training
  • Nationally Certified Counterterrorism Training (The Counterterrorism Education Learning Lab's
    Community Awareness Program training)

Click Here for more information regarding the training we offer.  
                                                                                             
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