ProfileOfficer Chris Periatt is a 25-year veteran of law enforcement, currently serving with the Saint Clair Shores (MI) Police Department. A veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, Periatt has held a variety of positions as an active law enforcement officer, including tactical patrol, Counter Sniper (Detroit PD), SWAT, K9 and warrant recovery. He is a senior tactical patrol officer, FTO, advanced active threat instructor, master firearms instructor, master subject control instructor, and master use-of-force instructor. He holds a BA in criminal justice from American Military University and is president of the Michigan Tactical Officers Association. Chris has been teaching at the Macomb Police Academy and Advanced Police Training Center since 2004. Mr. Periatt has also been employed as an instructor with the National Tactical Officers Association and currently hold the position of Patrol Section Chair. Chris has been co-owner and a lead instructor for Forever Vigilant LLC since its inception in 2011.