Rob is a recently retired Law Enforcement officer who has over 27 years of experience and served as an Instructor for all ages. While working, Rob served as an in house Instructor for his agency for nearly all law enforcement related topics, such as Firearms, Driving, and Defensive Tactics. Additionally, Rob provided instruction on safety topics while serving as a D.A.R.E. Officer, career instruction while serving as the Executive Advisor of the agency’s Explorer Program, and community education through many Crime Prevention presentations.
Currently, Rob serves as an instructor for a local Law Enforcement Academy and certified through F.D.L.E. as a C.J.S.TC. Instructor not only as a General Instructor, but as a High Liability Instructor for Firearms, Driving, and Defensive Tactics. Rob also holds his NRA Instructor designations as both a Law Enforcement and a Civilian Instructor with the following Designations: Law Enforcement Instructor for Patrol Rifle; Hand Gun/Shot Gun; Civilian Instructor for Home Firearms Safety, Pistol, Shotgun, Rifle, Personal Protection in the Home, Range Safety Officer, and an instructor for the NRA’s crime prevention program Refuse To Be A Victim. Additional certifications include Certified Glock Armorer, Remington 870 Armorer Florida Department of Agriculture DI Instructor, Security Officer Instructor, and K Firearms Instructor.
Rob’s professional memberships include a Patriot Life Member, Benefactor Level of the NRA; ILEETA, the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association; Alert International, the Association of Law Enforcement Emergency Response Trainers; and the Fraternal Order of Police.
Rob founded Red Shirt Training to share the knowledge and skills obtained during his law enforcement career to helping others better understand the proper use and safe handling of firearms, not just protection but also as a sport.