TWICE SHOT in the line of duty, an incredible story of bravery, courage, and resilience.
In the early hours of 1 May 2000, Constable Daryl Elliott Green was on a routine job when he was ambushed and TWICE SHOT in the face and shoulder. In the heat of the moment, despite his critical injuries, Daryl instinctively grabbed his firearm and began searching for the gunman. For his actions that night, he received the highest police award for bravery and a citation from the Governor General. He was also featured on an episode of Australian Story.
Daryl’s real story however – one so harrowing it will keep your audience on the edge of their seats – was only just beginning. What happened to Daryl and how he clawed his way back from the depths of despair is truly inspiring.
Daryl’s journey will captivate you
With an intuitive gift for public speaking, Daryl delivers powerful life lessons with energy, humour and optimism. He is a compelling and authentic speaker, and his down-to-earth style connects with people from all walks of life. He epitomises the capabilities of the human spirit that reside in us all: bravery, courage, resilience.
TWICE SHOT talks can be customised to suit your audience. They also include actual audio of the shooting, 3D computer modelling, 2D schematics of the incident, crime scene photos, and the offender’s profile.
Watch Daryl as he re-enacts the night he was shot and be transfixed as recounts his journey of recovery, his multiple surgeries, his psychological battles, his return to policing, and amazingly how he overcame his fear of guns by becoming a firearms instructor and much more. Hear how he turned his life around.
People have said TWICE SHOT talks are …'incredible', 'dynamic', 'courageous', 'moving', 'powerful', ‘extraordinary’.
In 2018, Daryl was honoured as a Lifeline Ambassador. He’s also received accolades from Professional Speakers Australia for his powerful keynote speaking.
Daryl’s inspiring story of sheer grit, drive and resilience is one your audience will not forget.
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