The ECLECTIKAN Survival System was founded in 1993 by Commander Dale Brown. He created this system so that people would be able to protect themselves from violent predators.
In 1994, Commander Brown began training people on Detroit’s Eastside to protect their families and businesses from violent drug gangs.
In 1995, Commander Brown started managing threat by developing strategies, tactics and logistics to rid his community of violent crimes. With the assistance of the Detroit Police Department, this program resulted in a 90% decrease in violent crimes and brought a total stop to home invasions and murders in specific neighborhoods. Due to these combined efforts, an elite volunteer unit known as the Violence Intervention Protective Emergency Response System (V.I.P.E.R.S.) was created. The quality of life for the community improved dramatically. As a direct result of the V.I.P.E.R.S. program the local business community reported an increase in business and the apartment building owners reported a profit for the first time in 20 years.
In 1997, the Survival Scouts Program was created to teach youth urban survival skills and proper work ethic. Youths, ages 4 to 17, were taught basic Self-Defense, Gunfire Evasion, Basic First Aid, Conflict Avoidance, Personal Discipline, Threat Awareness, and Problem Solving.
In 2000, Commander Brown founded The Detroit Threat Management Center and The Anti-Terrorism Bodyguard Academy which currently provides corporations, communities, educational institutions, and individuals with threat management education and facilitation.
In 2005, the Detroit Threat Management Center’s Community Emergency Response Team (C.E.R.T.) Unit conducted a volunteer rescue mission during the first weekend after Hurricane Katrina. The Threat Management Center C.E.R.T. Unit worked with law enforcement in New Orleans and deployed with U.S. Army Airborne assigned to the U.S. Navy Destroyer Tortuga. The rescue operations were conducted throughout the flooded New Orleans area. This same year, the Oakland County Prosecutors office awarded Dale Brown and the Detroit Treat Management Center an award for helping stalking and domestic violence victims.
In 2006, The Detroit Threat Management Center began its maritime nautical rescues assisting private boat owners in distress in the waterways bordering the U.S and Canada.
In 2007, Channel 2 Fox News interviewed and reported about the community service that Dale and the Detroit Threat Management Center provides stalking victims and domestic abuse victims.
In 2011, The Detroit Threat Management Center was featured in the Detroit Institute of Arts for promoting non-violent, positive outcomes and helping ordinary Detroit citizens empower themselves against violent predators. This same year, The Detroit Threat Management Center was featured on Fox 2 News for recovering and reuniting a 2 year old child with her mother. The Detroit Threat Management Center has been assisting local domestic violence shelters in reuniting children with their parents, as recently as December, 2013.
In 2012, Commander Brown, and the Detroit Threat Management Center served on the panel with Detroit Branch of the NAACP. This session for youths was borne out of the tragic killing of Trayvon Martin. The NAACP conducted “Cops & Stops,” a two-hour interactive session at Cobo Center that aimed to prevent deadly street encounters like the one that took Trayvon Martin's life. This same year, Commander Brown and The Detroit Threat Management Center on February 28th received an award from Kenneth Cockrel and The Detroit City Council for providing community service, protecting and sheltering of the domestic violence victims in the city of Detroit and Wayne County. This same year, in December, Commander Brown and the Detroit Threat Management Center helped in a training program for the Detroit police department sponsored by FEMA.
In 2012, an independent documentary about the Detroit Threat Management Center was released by Jacob Horowitz. This independent documentary was filmed over a three year period and features many exploits of the Detroit Threat Management Center community service.
In 2013, the Detroit Threat Management Center was featured on Chanel 4 for conducting Threat Management classroom training for faculty and staff in the Detroit Public Schools. This same year, the Detroit Threat Management Center was featured in the music video “Out of My Mind” ft. Nicki Minaj and B.O.B. In July, the Detroit Threat Management Center recovered and reunited an 11 year old daughter with her parents. The mom lived in Texas and her daughter was visiting with her father in Sterling Heights, MI for the summer. In November, the Detroit Threat Management Center recovered and reunited a mother with her 6 month old baby. In October, Commander Brown was a featured on the “The Blaze” a show hosted by Glen Beck.
In 2014, Commander Brown served on the ACLU panel at Wayne State University Law School. The panel discussed police methodology including tactics, weapons and technology from the perspective of public safety administration, civil libertarians, and citizens. This same year, Commander Brown was featured on a Fox 2 News panel that discussed police, race and injustice. In February, Commander Brown was featured on WWJ 950 for being a successful African-American business owner in the city of Detroit. This same year, in August, the Detroit Threat Management Center recovered and reunited an 8 month old baby with his mother.
The Detroit Threat Management Center has been featured on Fox 2 News as recently as January 2015.
The Threat Management Center has successfully developed tactics, strategies, and logistics to deter, detect and defend corporations and communities from both internal and external threats. The success of this community-based organization has evolved to include high level corporate facilitation. Organizations have retained the Detroit Threat Management Center for training workshops and have referred to other service professionals. The Detroit Threat Management Center’s history of success has led to high profile protective assignments from Reverend Jessie Jackson, Dr. Bill Cosby, Sylvester Stallone, Jon Bon Jovi, Mary J. Blige, Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, 50 Cent and Fabolous 30 day international tour, TI, Trey Songz, Lupe Fiasco, and Dick Gregory.
“Safety is the foundation of success for families, communities and cities.”
“Safety equals success”