Shawn Dutton PhD
BA Counter Intelligence
PhD Spectrum Warfare
Shawn Dutton instructor at Compass-University teaches Law Enforcement, Military, and Homeland Security courses with certification. Shawn has worked counterterrorism since 1976 at dams, bridges, industrial complexes, shopping malls, court houses, hospitals, colleges, and computer server centers.
Shawn has worked undercover at retail stores, warehouses, stakeouts, surveillance and executive protection. Shawn worked K9 control for the Englewood Colorado Police Department. Shawn worked as a federal detention officer and state correctional officer with the Arizona Department of Corrections including towers, complex security, super max, death row, pre-shock, perimeter patrol and behavioral management super max, OPSEC, and Cyber Security.
Shawn’s outdoor skills include Boy Scouts, Royal Rangers, and summer camp counselor for underprivileged kids, Outdoor Parks and Recreation Cheery Creek Reservoir, and Horticulture City of Littleton Colorado. Shawn grew up in Colorado and enjoyed skiing, fishing, camping, backpacking, hiking, biking, tubing the Platte River, boating, exploring and sightseeing the Rocky Mountains.
Honorable Discharge US Army 1976 completed all but the final PT Test after a rappelling injury on the confidence course after intense PT at “Little Egypt” Ft Jackson S.C. Completed courses include, grenade, bayonet, basic rifle marksmanship BRM, hand to hand combat, drill and ceremony, Army Core Values which include loyalty, duty, respect, selfless service, honor, integrity, and personal courage, sexual harassment awareness/prevention and race relations, first aid, compass reading and navigation, rappelling, obstacle course, and CS Gas chamber. Also was successful at weapons guard, area guard, fire guard, command quarters CQ, and Guidon on Bearer. With over 120 days of service I was given a government grant 1977 by the VA to work the computer field with other veterans at what’s now known as the Denver Tech Center.
Shawn stayed in the computer field and purchased what’s now (2015) known as Compass-University in 1979 and designed custom training courses including crime scene investigation, police detective, investigative, military training, Encryption, Cyberwarfare, Psychological Warfare, Private Investigations, Industrial Security, Motorcycle Repair, Fashion Modeling, Small Engine Repair, Copier Repair, and Newsletter Publishing . By 1984 Shawn had his own software company Undercover Software. Shawn’s investigative software was popular in the 1980’s, 90’s and was available at numerous retail stores in Phoenix Arizona including Spy Headquarters and the Underground Mall. Shawn also sold his software in Soldier of Fortune Magazine classified ads. 2003 to present Compass-University updated courses in Spectrum Warfare, Militia Management, Homeland Security, Counterterrorism, and many more new courses and training material.
Shawn started working counterterrorism (Eco Terrorism) in 1978 for the Water Department (Dam & pipelines) and continues to work security today. Shawn has acquired 40 years of Life Experience and Training in counterterrorism, counterintelligence, psychological warfare and spectrum warfare. Shawn also graduated from AIBT Arizona Institute of Business Technology, 30 private security academies including executive protection, espionage, sabotage, baton, tear gas, Tasers and explosives and graduated COTA Corrections Officer Training Academy.
Compass-University now offers over 5,000 courses by Udemy as well as specialized certification and degrees by Compass-University in law Enforcement, Military and Homeland Security training and various other fields such as marketing and Lean six Sigma II.
Shawn is a distinguished expert in firearms including shotgun, various handguns .38, .357, .45, AR-15 fully auto, M-16, M-1 carbine, night firing, and is a yellow belt in Tae Kwon Do.
Shawn is a General in the Phoenix Militia (PSYOPS) and Green Mountain Boys Militia (Spectrum Warfare) and teaches Emergency Family Preparedness and Travel Prepping (Flash Prepper).
Shawn has been interviewed by numerous TV, Radio, Magazine and Newspapers and is available for speaking engagements.