David Tritinger is a veteran of both the U.S Navy and the Army National Guard, with numerous deployments overseas. David is currently a member of the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police and has been a member of the Bomb Squad since 2007 where he serves as a Bomb Technician, Underwater Hazardous Device Diver, Explosive Breacher, and Training Coordinator for the City’s Bomb Squad. These duties require him to respond to Explosive and ordnance-related calls throughout Pennsylvania’s Region 13, as well as develop and maintain training programs to create awareness among colleagues, citizens, and businesses. David is the Western Pennsylvania Chapter Director for the International Association of Bomb Technicians and Investigators and has written a number of training related articles for the International Association of Bomb Technicians and Investigators periodical, “The Detonator”. In addition to writing, David has conducted a number of Pennsylvania regional and international training sessions for a variety of first responders.