Major Travis Yates

Risk Management Consultant

Major Travis Yates began his career in 1993 with the Tulsa (OK) Police Department. He has served 18 years of his career in a patrol function with other assignments in Gangs, Media Relations, Training, Planning, Special Operations and Information Services. Travis has been recognized throughout the world in regard to law enforcement training and received the 2008 International Police Trainer of the Year Award by ILEETA.

Travis has trained thousands of law enforcement officers across the globe including 47 states and three different countries with courses focusing on risk management, officer safety, resiliency and leadership. Travis is the current Editor In Chief with Law Officer Magazine and is one of the most prolific writers in law enforcement, authoring hundreds of articles for various publications and is the author of a best-selling book called “The Courageous Police Leader.” 

Travis is often interviewed by major media outlets in regards to law enforcement including interviews with CNN, USA Today, ABC News, Nightline and the Associated Press. He holds a Master of Science Degree in Criminal Justice and is a graduate of the 227th Session of the FBI National Academy. Currently a Doctoral Student in Strategic Leadership, Travis is the Past President of ALERT International, co-founder of the Below 100 Initiative and is the CEO of the Courageous Leadership Institute.

Major Travis Yates

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