Upcoming Training

February 7, 2017, (Valparaiso, IN) the Van Gorp Group will be hosting a “lunch and learn” 10 A.M.- 12:30 P.M. with Michael Rozin Israeli terrorism expert sponsored by Hanita Security film.

Michael will be discussing terrorism, what schools can do to prevent and react to it, The Van Gorp Group/ Hanita will be sharing information about their safety film, solar film (reduce expenses) and overall product availability. The meeting will be held in Northwest Indiana, and lunch will be served.


Michael Rozin is the president and a founding partner at Rozin Consulting. For more than 15 years, he has focused on terrorism prevention and security and is highly-skilled in proactive protection against terrorists and other high-risk perpetrators of violence.

Michael served in the Israel Defense Forces as a sergeant in the specialized combat unit Barkan. After his military service, Michael completed an advanced security and anti-terrorism training program at the Israel Security Academy under the oversight of the Israel Security Agency. He then joined the Israel Airport Authority where he worked as a security agent for Ben-Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv. In 2005, he received an award for excellence in his performance at the agency.

In 2010, Michael was hired as the Special Operations Security Captain at the Mall of America in Minnesota. In this role, he developed, implemented, and managed a behavioral detection unit and various programs focused on counter-terrorism. These initiatives proved to be so effective that Michael presented them to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Homeland Security as a model for security in the private sector.

Michael is a regular guest speaker at law enforcement conferences on counter-terrorism and other proactive security methods. He has trained numerous law enforcement and security agencies on counter-terrorism and tactical response techniques.

In addition, Michael works as a faculty member at the University of Minnesota’s Master of Science in Security Technology program. In this role, he teaches the principles of security risk assessment and the integration of psychology, behavior threat detection, and technology in a security operation.

Michael is a graduate of the Institute for Counter-Terrorism at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya, Israel, where he attended a master’s level executive counter-terrorism studies program. He is a certified Krav Maga instructor and is fluent in Russian, Bulgarian, Hebrew, and English.

About Van Gorp Group

We offer the following security training in the Chicagoland area:

  • Campus Violence Plans
  • House of Worship Safety Program
  • Security Audits & Review
  • Emergency Response, Evacuation, and Business Continuity Planning
  • Operation Risk & Liability
  • Crisis Intervention
Chicagoland Security TrainingVan Gorp Group’s Chicagoland Training

The Van Gorp Group has many years of “real life” experience and training. Our trainers are not only educated with credentials, many of our instructors continue to work in the field when they are not teaching. By being involved in their areas of expertise, we can ensure that their skills and knowledge are based on current best practices. Our training team is supplemented with guest lectures from all areas of the topics taught.

Our courses can be tailor made to your specifications, timetables, and locations. All of our training is fast paced, hands on and interesting. From hands-on shooting scenarios to security design we can provide the training and experience that will make a difference in your business, educational institute or house of worship.