In 1995, Curt Kindschuh started Drunk Busters of America. Curt and his staff have now worked with tens of thousands of customers in 92 countries.
Kindschuh worked in law enforcement for 18 years, and in 1993 was recognized in the Wisconsin Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Awards for his creative approaches to crime prevention. He was one of the first Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Officers in Wisconsin, and worked for 4 years in 23 schools as a D.A.R.E. Officer. He started the “Shop With a Cop” program, which has since been duplicated in others areas of the United States, and also was a bicycle safety officer.
A volunteer with Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) from 1990-2002, he worked full time as the Wisconsin State Executive Director of MADD from 1994-1997. Additionally, for 4 years he was a part-time instructor for the Group Dynamics Traffic Safety Program, which is mandatory for 1st time convicted drunk drivers in Wisconsin. Until his commitment to Drunk Busters of America forced him to cut back, he also taught criminal justice classes at a local college. Curt knows and understands impaired driving. He has arrested drunk drivers, investigated fatal crashes, counseled convicted DUI offenders and worked as an advocate for victims of impaired driving crashes.
Curt completed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) certified DWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing course, and he is the designer and patent holder for Drunk Busters Impairment Goggles, used worldwide in the fight to stop impaired driving. Curt was a member of the Driving School Association of the Americas (DSAA), American Driver Traffic Safety Education Association (ADTSEA), the Wisconsin D.A.R.E. Officers Association, and the National D.A.R.E. Officers Association. He is a member of the International Association for Driver Education, and he has established a reputation as a creative, innovative, passionate visionary in impaired driving education. Curt has presented at over one-hundred state, national, and international conferences and for hundreds of school districts, universities, and other safety organizations. In February of 2012, he was a featured guest on American Heroes Radio. In July of 2013, Curt was recognized by the School Safety Advocacy Council and received the prestigious Community Safety Award for his dedication to keeping young people safe. In November of 2013, Curt was recognized by Marian University at their annual Business and Industry Awards Banquet for his success as an entrepreneur.