About Us

 

Edward has been a police officer for 14 years. He has been assignments have included SWAT, Patrol and School Resource Officer. Edward is currently assigned as a Detective. Edward is an extremely well-rounded instructor with a variety of certifications and instructor credentials:

  • NRA Basic Pistol Instructor
  • National Tactical Officers Association Active Shooter Response Instructor
  • National Tactical Officers Association SWAT Supervision and Management
  • National Tactical Officers Association SWAT Team Leader Development
  • Crime Prevention Specialist
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • First Responder Instructor
  • American Heart CPR Instructor
  • Dive Rescue International, Ice Rescue Instructor
  • Safariland Less-Lethal Instructor
  • BCA Permit to Carry Instructor
  • Firefighter I
  • Firefighter II
  • Paid-on-call firefighter

 

Leroy has a been a police officer for 14 years. He has experience as a SWAT operator, Patrol Officer, School Resource Officer and a Narcotics Investigator. Leroy is his department's lead "Use of Force" instructor and has an extensive background in martial arts. He has studied kickboxing, Brazilian jujitsu and various other forms of mixed martial arts, and has competed in several mixed martial arts tournaments. He has also played integral roles in numerous "critical incidents" and shares his experience and knowledge of these incidents with his students. A short list of some of Leroy's certifications and credentials include the following:

  • National Tactical Officers Association Active Shooter Response Instructor
  • Crime Prevention Specialist
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Cold weather hand to hand combat instructor
  • Pressure Point Control Tactics (PPCT) Instructor
  • Firefighter I
  • Firefighter II
  • Paid-on-call firefighter

 

William has been a police officer for 14 years.  He has spent the majority of his career working night shift patrol for a department in the metro area.  He has a strong background in firearms and martial arts and is one of his departments lead use of force instructors.  He is currently assigned to his local county SWAT team where he has received training in hostage rescue, vehicle assaults and officer down recovery.  His certifications and credentials include the following:

  • Pistol, rifle and shotgun instructor
  • Glock armorer
  • Colt M4 armorer
  • Lock-Up (hand to hand) instructor
  • Ground fighting instructor
  • Vascular neck restraint instructor

 

Michael has been a police officer for 17 years.  He is primarily assigned to patrol, with rotations through his department’s Investigations Unit.  In addition to patrol, Michael has been assigned as a SWAT operator on a multi-jurisdictional SWAT team, for the past 14 years. He also served 10 years on the states only SWAT team dedicated solely to the response of acts of terror, where his roles included Operator and Team Leader.  His operational experience includes having been a member of counter assault teams (CAT) in support of federal security agencies for the President of the United States, Vice President of the United States, the Dali Lama, and other foreign heads of state.  Michael also has a strong background in firearms and martial arts training.  His certifications and credentials include:

  • A.L.I.C.E.  Active Shooter Response Instructor
  • National Tactical Officers Association SWAT Team Leader Development
  • Crime Prevention Specialist
  • Emergency Medical Responder
  • Ballistic shield operator
  • MN Fusion Center Threat Liaison