Derek is the owner of Rally Point TC LLC and the
lead instructor responsible for development and
oversight of all our training programs.
Derek Stephens: Owner/Lead Instructor
Derek served as an Electro-Mechanical
Technician on the Minuteman III ICBMs in the
United States Air Force where he held a
Top-Secret security clearance with SIOP access
before going into law enforcement.
Derek served as a Detentions Deputy, Court
Security Deputy, Patrol Deputy, Undercover
Narcotics Detective, Patrol Officer, Street
Crimes Unit Detective, Field Training Officer,
SWAT Operator, K-9 Handler, Detective and
was attached to an FBI lead joint coalition
targeting organized crime and human trafficking.
Derek is a retired Master Police Officer in the
State of Colorado with over 22 years of diverse
street focused experience which he has used to
create his O.O.D.A. Loop based Officer
Survival, Trauma Care for Patrol &
Corrections, Trauma Care during Undercover
Operations and Trauma Care for Specialized
Derek has been teaching his hit O.O.D.A. Loop
based Officer Survival course to law
enforcement professionals across the United
States since 2012. Derek is an authorized
instructor for Stop the Bleed and combines his
officer survival and training tenets along with his
personal experiences and continued training to
take his trauma care trainings to the next level
for law enforcement.
Derek is a published author and has had his
articles on officer survival and training published
in Police Magazine and Tactical Solutions
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"Duke" served as a Corporal attached to the 2nd
Battalion 3rd Marine Golf Co in the United States
Marine Corps. His duties included serving as a
Rifleman, a COXSWAIN (zodiac driver) for
amphibious raids while attached to the 31st
Marine Expeditionary Unit, and as a certified
Scout Swimmer. "Duke" fought on the ground in
Afghanistan during the Global War on Terrorism
before returning home and becoming a police
"Duke" is a currently assigned to his department's
regional drug task force where he works as an
Undercover Narcotics Detective. "Duke" is also
an experienced K-9 Agitator, an ALERRT Active
Assailant Instructor, an NRA Instructor and a
Tactical Operator/Assistant Team Leader on his
department's SWAT Team.
"Duke" is an authorized instructor for Stop the
Bleed. "Duke's" background as a tactical leader
during crisis situations along with his past and
current assignments makes him an extremely
valuable member to the Rally Point team.