Active Shooter Specialists

KDL Solutions, who has been part of this industry for more ten years, is an award winning Hattiesburg, Mississippi-based Company who are active shooter specialists. They provide the very best in the industry to train law enforcement officials on how to prepare for active shooter scenarios. KDL specializes in turn key operations for supplying all levels of law enforcement with Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training (ALERRT).

From KDL’s Level 1 Active Shooter Training Kit, which includes seven cases of the most up-to-date and comprehensive inventory from everything from weapons to classroom materials to protective devices and our Level 2 Medical Kit that includes everything law enforcement needs to train. KDL is the sole source provider for these kits.

Our distinguished list of professionals include:

Dean Bertram, Ph.D

Dean Bertram, Ph.D

Dean is the President of KDL solutions LLC. Dean has over 18 years of experience in a Forensic Science Research Laboratory and teaches various Forensic Science courses at The University of Southern Miss. Bertram has consulted and instructed throughout the U.S. and Internationally. He served as the Director of the International Forensic Science Academy. His latest research interests include the development of new technology for impression evidence enhancement. Dean also is continuously working to improve and enhance ALERRT active shooter training supplies and kit distribution.

Kimberly R. Wright

Kimberly R. Wright

Kimberly is the co-owner of KDL Solutions, a forensic science and homeland security based company. She also holds the position as Anatomic Pathology Supervisor at Forrest General Hospital. Her leadership style focuses on organizing, strategy lean concepts, performance improvement and leadership competency projects. 

Kimberly is a graduate of William Carey University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and a specialty in Histotechnology, Board certified by the College of American Pathologists.

Kimberly’s achievements and accomplishments includes, published articles in the Medical Journal of Histotechnology, Research project “fingerprint rehydration solution” and current President for the Mississippi Society of Histotechnology for the state of Mississippi.

Les Goff, Ph.D

Les Goff, Ph.D

Les is a Senior Executive and Serial Entrepreneur that innovates, sets strategy, organizes, focuses and delivers growth. Les is currently the COO of KDL Solutions, LLC a forensic science and homeland security based company.

Les worked for GE Plastics for 16 years in various roles. He held leadership positions in a variety of businesses that included

  • General Management of one of the Plastics businesses with profit and loss responsibility
    • One of the first e-businesses in plastics
    • Quick order, fast service specialty color business, color matching on line
  • Global R&D Management
  • Global Marketing Management.

He has considerable experience in product development, marketing and leading global organizations. Developed and institutionalized new product platforms that launched over 20 new products in one year. Les developed and led several new businesses based on customer needs and delivered over $350 million in revenue. He is a GE-trained Master Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma.

Post-GE, he has been involved in over 12 start-up companies as an investor, CEO, COO, CTO, founder and owner with several successful exits.

Dr. Goff

  • Is a founding member of the Mississippi Angel Network
  • Founded Noetic Technologies, Inc, an early stage technology development and commercialization company that developed a new model for University Tech Transfer 
  • Has extensive experience helping Universities find, develop, and commercialize their technologies, developing the model and processes while CEO at Noetic Technologies, Inc.
    • Received the 2010 Rucker Award for Innovation between a Public and Private entity,
    • Grew industry contracts tenfold
    • Increased average number of start-up companies at USM from 3 to 15.