quality firearms training for professionals and civilians
Providing Law Enforcement and Security Agencies the tools and techniques to optimally perform and prevail in high-risk, kinetic environments through authentic and dynamic training since 1993.
We are committed to offering the best in law enforcement training available. Our instructors consist of active and former police officers who are highly trained and well-respected professionals in the field.
2018-2019 SOTA Trainer of the year
Sgt. Matt Beckman
St. Paul Police Department
Top Gun Of the Year
Commander Brad Hazelett
With 2020 upon us and the threats and incidents on the increase in our Religious and Church communities we need to move forward and take additional steps to train and equip our security staff, ushers and active security members. The active assessment, recognition and discernment of potential threats is that first step in any Security program and requires skills and discernment capabilities that are outside the normal realm of daily human operations. There are a variety of steps that can…Find out more »
This 2 day course is designed to provide the tactical officer with a strong foundation for the use of night vision equipment and its role in law enforcement tactical operations. Students will gain hands-on experience with the function and operation of various night vision devices, infrared laser sighting systems, and IR lights. This course is a systematic approach to equipment selection, operational considerations, benefits, and limitations of night vision devices and the dangers presented by infrared laser devices to eye…Find out more »
Statistically most Officer Involved Shootings (OIC) occur in Low or No light situations with officers being at a distinct tactical disadvantage, yet Officers receive little or no formal instruction or training in principals of Low and No Light operation or application in those environments. The purpose of this assessment program is to expose the officer / operator to the following Low Light / No Light Flash Light Topics and to compare current available lighting systems with duty or issued equipment…Find out more »
Statistically most Officer Involved Shootings (OIC) occur in Low or No Light situations with officers being at a distinct tactical disadvantage, yet Officers receive little or no formal instruction or training in principals of Low and No Light operation or application in those environments. Likewise Civilians that carry or use a handgun for protection or for defensive purposes at home take little or no training for Low and No light training and give little consideration for equipment, environments, home defense…Find out more »
The definition of an advanced shooter is being able performing the basics flawlessly in a high stress, high risk, kinetic environment. This course is designed for the Handgunner (Civilian and L.E.) that desires to push the envelope of their capabilities of their duty or CCW handgun skills and operation. The 8 hour course moves the participant towards updating and mastering the foundational skills necessary for effective weapons handling, placing the student into “increasingly challenging” position of performing asymmetric movement exercises…Find out more »