Our technology saves lives. And it has been doing so for over 15 years.

With decades of experience in the development and delivery of military gunshot detection technology behind them, our performance-certified indoor gunshot detection systems are designed to work with leading security technologies and are installed and supported by a trusted network of systems integrators.

Battle-tested in the deserts of the Middle East, the Boomerang Shooter Detection System is protecting our troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, earning the respect of the Department of Defense, DHS and those dedicated to the ensuring the safety of vital American interests and personnel abroad. This technology is credited with saving over 250 lives on the battlefield.

SDS was founded with a singular focus: Commercialize this lifesaving military technology to protect the public against the active shooter threat in our schools, workplaces and public venues.

Today, Shooter Detection Systems is the industry’s leading provider of gunshot detection solutions with over 15,000 systems in the field. Our indoor and outdoor systems are trusted by the Department of Defense, U.S. and UK government agencies, Fortune 1000 companies, air & sea ports, utilities, K-12 schools, universities and global security experts.

Active shooter situations are WORST case scenarios. When every second means that lives are on the line, your organization needs the most advanced and proven gunshot detection system available – Shooter Detection Systems.


Christian Connors

Chief Executive Officer

“The most rewarding part of my career in the Department of Defense technology market was knowing that Boomerang saved over 250 of our troops lives in Iraq and Afghanistan. After Sandy Hook it became my mission to make this technology available and affordable for the commercial market. Today, with the industry partnerships we’ve forged, SDS is a force-multiplier to bring lifesaving solutions to customers across the globe .”

Stacie Hamner

Vice President, Contracts Division

“My 25-plus years as a contract specialist and my experience with the core technology that forms the basis of our system gives me a unique perspective on managing large-scale security contracts across various industries. Negotiating contracts with customers, vendors and suppliers is about our mutual success and I enjoy the process because it ultimately creates long term partnerships built on trust.”

Rich Onofrio

Lead Design Engineer

“Having worked on the development of gunshot detection devices for vehicles, helicopters, and soldier worn at BBN Technologies, designing an indoor system for the commercial market has been an exciting undertaking. At SDS we expect the highest level of performance from our products, our team, and our industry partners. I enjoy working closely with our customers to help them design solutions that make a difference.”

Ron Fowler

Chief Technology Officer

“I’m proud to be able to bring my experience in the sensing, messaging and audio technology fields as well as the development of military gunshot detection devices to this incredibly dedicated team.  As a father and youth advisor, keeping our community’s young people safe when they are most vulnerable is a personal passion of mine, and a driving force behind my pursuit of SDS’s mission.”

Kevin Lech

Chief Financial Officer
Vice President of Operations

“I’m happy to be part of a team that brings such a high level of knowledge and experience in the field of gunshot detection to this industry.  I enjoy doing my part to bring our customers sound budgetary solutions and staying with them through the installation process to keep their projects on target. It’s very satisfying to provide solutions that fit what our customers tell us is the missing piece to address the active shooter threat.”

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