Michael Dorn is the Executive Director of Safe Havens International Inc., a non-profit school safety center. During his 25 year public safety career, Michael served as a campus police officer, school district police chief, School Safety Specialist for the State of Georgia and as the Lead Program Manager of the Terrorism Division of the Georgia Office of Homeland Security. Michael has authored and co-authored 27 books on school safety and public safety. Michael's work has taken him to Central America, Mexico, Honduras, Trinidad, Canada, Europe, Asia, South Africa, Kenya, Mozambique and the Middle East. Michael assisted with the 2013 White House School Safety Initiative and was the recipient of a fellowship from Georgia State University to travel to Israel to learn antiterrorism and threat evaluation from the Israel National Police and Israeli Intelligence organizations.
Michael has personal experience in helping to avert ten planned K-12 school shootings and bombings and has provided post-incident assistance to insurance carriers, attorneys, state agencies and school systems for ten active shooter events, targeted school shootings, terrorist attacks and school bombings. He has presented on this topic at the national and international levels for more than two decades and has published 27 books on school safety and school terrorism. Michael has also received considerable advanced level training relating to this topic in the United States and Israel.