Mike currently is a police officer assigned to the patrol division of a municipal agency. Heworks in a collateral duty, serving the agency’s tactical team. His firearms experience includes time spent as a gunsmith, armorer, firearms instructor and tactical medical instructor. Mike’s initial firearms experience came from the Boy Scouts of America where he obtained the rank of Eagle Scout, the organization’s highest honor. Mike’s firearm instructor certifications include Colorado P.O.S.T. and NRA Law Enforcement Handgun Instructor, along with MP5 Submachine Gun and Select Fire Instructor. His NRA certifications include Basic Handgun and Shotgun, Refuse to Be A Victim and Range Safety Officer. Additionally, he is a USCCA and a Utah BCI certified CCW Instructor. Mike is a recipient of the Congressional Badge of Bravery and a Police Purple Heart among other awards. He has received a marksmanship award and was a top shooter at his police academy. Additionally, Mike has been featured on the Investigation Discovery Channel for his work as a Police Officer. Mike is a member of several firearms organizations in addition to many other law enforcement organizations. Outside of work, Mike enjoys flying, working out, spending time outdoors and spending time with his family and dogs.