No One Is More Responsible For Your Safety Than You

Safety, Firearms and Medical Response Training for Churches, Businesses, Homes and Individuals

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Citizens Readiness Group

CRG Provides Quality, Relevant Training To Help The Community Learn To Protect Themselves And Others.

Worship Safe

Worship Safe Helps Churches, Houses Of Worship And Faith Based Orgs Establish Ministry Minded Programs To Protect Their Environments and the people in them.

About Us

You want to protect yourself and your family. We will show you how to do that.

We will teach you to become a Better Protector in the context of your life.

Meet The Founders

Our instructors bring real world law enforcement, military, medical
and church security experience into every class.

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David Parkinson


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Alan Hughes

Some Ways We Can Prepare You

Firearms Skills and Tactics

Firearms Skills and Tactics

If you want to become more confident with firearms, we can help. We conduct basic firearms training, Florida concealed carry license training, active response training and firearms skill building.

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First aid training CPR training Stop the Bleed training Fort Myers Cape Coral Naples firearms training

First aid and Medical Response

Learn First Aid/CPR/AED for adults and infants. We also teach Stop the Bleed courses and are approved educational partners with the Committee for Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (C-TECC).

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Active shooter response training in Fort Myers, Naples, Cape Coral, Punta Gorda, Sanibel, Lehigh, Estero

Active Shooter/Active Attack Response

Do you know what to do in an active shooter event? You can. Learn practical techniques to use. We are certified to teach curriculum from ALERRT, Dept. of Homeland Security, as well as others.

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Security assessments in Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Naples, Lehigh, Punta Gorda, Sanibel. Southwest Florida

Home and Business Security

Your business and home can be more secure. We will show you how. We are Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) practitioners and Assessors for the Department of Homeland Security’s Best Practices for Anti-Terrorism Security (BPATS) program.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Firearms. Medical training. Security. Safety. These kinds of topics can be like stepping into a new world. Here are some common questions we get. If you don't see your question, contact us.

We do! Depending on your needs, we can do it in your home or workplace. Our classes go beyond just the legal minimum. We help you learn about selection, methods of concealment and practical advice. No urban myths, just facts and experience.

Being situationally aware can prevent opportunities for crime or violence or it can give you an advantage if confrontation is unavoidable. Our instructors teach you what to look for in situations, how to read body language and give you tools to use to help you stay safe and protect your family.

We do security assessments for homes and businesses. The assessments are performed by a certified Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) practitioner and certified Assessor for the Department of Homeland Security’s Best Practices for Anti-Terrorism Security (BPATS) program.

We are certified to train you in First Aid, CPR and AED for both adults and infants.

These can be taught separately or in combination and we will come to you.

Yes. We also use a simulator to build skills and improve decision making. The simulator includes scenario based scenes that involve making shoot/no shoot decisions.

No! Uncontrolled bleeding is one of the leading causes of preventable deaths. In 2 short hours, we can teach you how to effectively aid others, or yourself, and save lives.

Yes. We can provide training for businesses ranging from situational awareness to verbal de-escalation to active attacker response.

Our training can also help mitigate liability in the event that a medical emergency or incident of workplace violence occurs.

Church safety is one of our core missions! We believe that keeping your House of Worship safe and secure is part of a bigger mission and our training reflects that belief. Our approach is ministry minded first.

Run-Hide-Fight is just a start. You will be equipped with practical answers to your situations and tools to protect yourself and your family. We are certified to teach several curriculums,  so we can pick the one that best fits your needs.

Still have questions?

We would be happy to help you understand what the next step in your safety journey looks like.

We Are A Florida Certified Veteran Owned Small Business

Better Protectors is a 100% Veteran Owned Small Business.

In addition, we are approved Federal contractors.
Our SAM # is TGBGN2B5NKV7 and our Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) Code is 9ENQ7.