Ken Trump


  • Safety and violence

Kenneth S. Trump is president of National School Safety and Security Services, a Cleveland-based firm specializing in school security, emergency preparedness, litigation expert witness support, and safety-crisis communications consulting. Trump served as an investigator and youth gang unit supervisor for the Cleveland City Schools’ safety division, and as a suburban school security director and assistant gang task-force director. As a leading school safety expert, he has spent 30 years advising school and public safety officials from all 50 states and internationally. Trump has authored three books and more than 400 articles on school safety issues. He serves as a resource for reporters and is one of the most widely quoted school safety experts. Trump is a four-time Congressional witness on school safety and testified on school bullying before the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. He also testified to the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission, Oklahoma School Security Commission, Council of State Governments, Education Commission of the States, National Lieutenant Governors Association, and other policy agencies.