Dave is an NRA certified training counselor. He is certified to teach all NRA courses, as well as train other instructors.
Dave is a retired police officer with over 38 years of experience and over 1,000,000 miles in a patrol car.
He served eight years as the Undersheriff in Osceola Co.
He was a road deputy but has served on the marine, motorcycle, and snowmobile divisions.
He has also served as an undercover detective on a narcotics team.
He served on the CSI team.
He served on SWAT (door breaching and as a sniper).
He has over 1000 felony arrests, with a 99% conviction rate.
He is a Weapons Retention Specialist and instructor.
He holds the highest classification of Distinguished Expert for pistol, shotgun, rifle, machine gun, and sub machine gun.
He assisted NASA with Columbia space shuttle disaster, and helped lead search and rescue after Hurricane Katrina.
He wrote the Victim Services Manual for the state of Michigan.
He holds over 18 federal certifications. He is also a certified Fire Fighter and certified Medical First Responder.
He is a black belt in both Tae Kwon Do and Jin Do Kwon.