Charles "Chuck" DeMott serves as the Director of Safety and Security at Currey Ingram Academy. He came to Currey Ingram with a wide range of experience in various safety and security roles.
Mr. DeMott served on active duty with the U.S. Army for seven years, and had a 21-year career in federal law enforcement. He currently holds a U.S. Department of State Instructor rating as a weapons, tactics, unarmed combat, and security operations instructor. He is also a certified State of Tennessee Handgun Safety Instructor, a NRA handgun instructor, a threat de-escalation instructor, and he holds a State of Tennessee Security Guard license. Mr. DeMott is also trained in the use of chemical sprays, CPR, and first aid. He is prepared to respond to a wide range of emergencies including active shooter situations. He maintains all training ratings including semi-annual fire-arms qualifications and de-escalation training.
Chuck has a Bachelor's in accounting from Birmingham-Southern College and a Master's in safety, security and emergency management from Eastern Kentucky University. He has a graduate certificate in homeland security.