Shooter Detection Systems is the proven leader in gunshot detection.
As pioneers in gunshot detection technology, we never stop innovating to save lives threatened by gun violence. Our industry-leading products provide the smarts and speed customers need to quickly, accurately, and reliably detect a gunshot and respond in seconds — because time is the most valuable commodity during an active shooter incident.
We know we can’t make gun violence go away. But as a company, we commit our hearts and minds to reducing its impact.
It’s our proprietary technology engineered for precision, performance, and saving lives.
This singular focus means all of our resources and brain power are dedicated to saving lives in an active shooter situation.
First to market.
SDS engineers have a long history of pioneering work in gunshot detection. We started for the military and continue to innovate with commercial products that keep winning awards and customers year after year.
This pioneer in security technology chose SDS for its technology leadership and they are committed to fueling our future innovations.
From technology to education, training to customer service, our team is committed to deliver engineering excellence and greater peace of mind.
“I am deeply committed to our mission of protecting lives in the face of evolving gun violence threats. It is a privilege to lead this passionate and talented team here at SDS as we develop and deliver cutting-edge gunshot detection solutions. Together, we strive to make a real difference in people’s lives by creating safer environments for communities across the globe.”Share on LinkedIn
Chief Technology Officer
“I have dedicated my career to the engineering and development of gunshot detection solutions. As one of the earliest SDS employees, today I am proud to lead the Engineering team as we grow and develop new products and solutions in this market.”Share on LinkedIn
Vice President, Finance & 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, and 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.”Share on LinkedIn
Vice President of Sales
“It is a privilege to represent a company with a life-saving mission, and my personal commitment is to ensure that our gunshot detection solutions provide safety and peace of mind to communities worldwide. Collaborating with the exceptional SDS team, we continually strive to exceed expectations and make a lasting impact in securing a safer future.”Share on LinkedIn
Director of Communications & Marketing
“It is extremely satisfying to see our brand be recognized as the market-leader in gunshot detection. I enjoy working with my team and constantly innovating new ways to bring our gunshot detection solutions to market in ways that I hope will make a real difference in the world.”Share on LinkedIn
Director of Engineering
“I find it thrilling to utilize my extensive experience in embedded software and firmware systems in this role. As the leader of our highly skilled team of engineers, it is immensely fulfilling to work on the development and delivery of such a critical product. We are committed to achieving product excellence each day, which fuels our drive and passion for success.”Share on LinkedIn
Director, Customer Support & Training
“Managing the front lines of support for SDS means that no two days are the same and it’s always exciting. I help keep our systems up and running, solve network problems, and develop integrated technology solutions with our partners.”Share on LinkedIn
FBI (Ret) Active Shooter Subject Matter Expert; Founder and Principal of PerSec Academy; Founding Principal of the Bureau Consortium
“Reducing response time and empowering your people to react is critical to saving lives in active shooter incidents. The technology SDS has is the single most effective means of delivering the fast, accurate information everyone needs – including law enforcement – to react in a way that will save lives. I am proud to serve SDS as an Advisor and look forward to every opportunity they give me to educate their customers and partners on the active shooter landscape, and how technology plays a critical role in our ability to respond to these incidents.”Share on LinkedIn
Former Assistant Secretary for Infrastructure Protection, U.S. Department of Homeland Security; Former First Assistant Director for Infrastructure Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA); Chief Security Officer in the Private Sector
“Organizations must be proactive and prepare for active shooter incidents, and gunshot detection is a key tool they need to effectively manage these events. It brings the additional situational awareness needed to reduce both onsite security and law enforcement response times. I have long been a proponent of gunshot detection and see it as high a priority as video surveillance and access control technologies. I am proud to represent SDS in an Advisory role and enjoy sharing my experience with the technology and my expertise as a national security expert with SDS customers, partners, and the media.”
Founding SDS member and Retired Chief Technology Officer; Engineering Advisor
“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. I’m proud to be able to continue to help advise the Engineering team in retirement and see through some important initiatives.”Share on LinkedIn