Brad Flynn currently serves as the Operations Division Commander for the Helena, Alabama Police Department. He has worked in law enforcement for over 25 years and has served in many capacities during his career, including Narcotics and Undercover Investigations, Traffic Homicide Investigation, Hostage Negotiator, Training Officer, Tactical Unit Operator and Commander, Emergency Operations Coordinator, Public Information Officer and Criminal Investigations Division Commander. During his 9 years in C.I.D., he also was a sworn Special Deputy United States Marshal while serving on the North Alabama Identity Theft Task Force. Lt. Flynn also obtained certifications as a Hazardous Materials Technician and Emergency Medical Technician-Intermediate during his career.
Lt. Flynn is also a senior active shooter response instructor/coordinator for the State of Alabama Law Enforcement Agency and has trained thousands of law enforcement officers in basic active shooter response, tactical medicine, and advanced outdoor operations. He is also a Law Enforcement Hazardous Materials Operations Instructor for the Center for Domestic Preparedness in Anniston, Alabama. Lt. Flynn formerly served as an Adjunct Instructor for the National Center for Biomedical Research and Training in Baton Rouge, Louisiana where he traveled the country training state, local and federal law enforcement on Counter Terrorism Operations and Prevention.
Lt. Flynn holds a B.S. in Criminal Justice from the University of Alabama Birmingham and is also a graduate of the 245th Session of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia.