Tom is a United States Marine Corps veteran and has nearly 30 years of law enforcement experience. Having served as his Police Department’s firearms instructor since 2013, Tom is certified by the National Rifle Association in Law Enforcement Pistol, Shotgun and Patrol Rifle. Additionally, Tom serves as his Department’s Active Shooter Instructor having graduated from both the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center and the Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training Instructor Courses. Tom is also a certified Taser and Basic Tactical Medical Instructor. Tom is certified by the Commonwealth of PA as a Lethal Weapons Training Instructor (ACT 235) (Firearms Instructor) and is certified by the Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Commission to qualify officers under the Retired Law Enforcement Officers Identification Act (LEOSA).