Jerome Cobert, Executive Director of Cobert Safety Professionals LLC, has a unique background in education and public safety.
A former school teacher, Jerome has twenty years of combined service in municipal, county and federal law enforcement.
Jerome served as a school resource officer and senior law enforcement explorer advisor. He has been an Alive at 25 instructor since he first brought the National Safety Council’s Alive at 25 courses to Sonoma County in 2006 as both a voluntary and court ordered program. In 2007, Jerome served as a volunteer on the National Safety Council’s Defensive Driving Courses International Advisory Board where he helped author the third edition of the Alive at 25 Program. In 2008 Jerome was awarded the Alive at 25 Instructor of the Year for Sonoma County. In 2010 he introduced Alive at 25 into the Contra Costa County Court System, and in 2011 the “ADoD”/Attitudinal Dynamics of Driving Program as well. Jerome has served as the president of two Bay Area non-profit organizations.
Jerome continues to work throughout California to promote educational sentencing options for courts and to help create safer communities. He works with police and probation departments to provide cognitive behavioral therapy-based diversion programs to address risky driving behaviors, drug use, truancy and general misdemeanor crimes.
The National Safety Council (NSC) recognized Cobert Safety Professionals LLC with the prestigious 2010 Honorable Mention Award for its Alive at 25 Program. In 2012 the NSC awarded Cobert Safety Professionals with the Honorable Mention Award for both Alive at 25 and the Attitudinal Dynamics of Driving Course. In 2016 NSC recognized Cobert Safety Professionals LLC with the Powerful Performance NSC Driver Safety Award for 2015 accomplishments with the Attitudinal Dynamics of Driving Course.
All of our National Safety Council DDC instructors are law enforcement officers, current or retired. Teaching and traffic backgrounds, along with experience working with teens, are desired but not mandatory.
Our CPR / First Aid instructors work in the public safety sector and are certified to teach through the National Safety Council or equivalent.