Tactical-1 Instructors:

Mr. Sheppard is the Chief Instructor for ALL Tactical-1 firearms and tactical training. Mr. Sheppard’s instructor certifications include:

Certified Firearms Instructor, Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Certified SWAT/SRT Operator, Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Certified Firearms Instructor/General Instructor, Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services (VA DCJS)

Certified Firearms Instructor, DC Metropolitan Police Department, Security Officer’s Management Branch

Certified Qualified Handgun Instructor, Maryland State Police (MSP)

Certified Law Enforcement Handgun/Shotgun Instructor, National Rifle Association (NRA)

Certified Firearms Instructor, Department of Homeland Security, Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC)

Certified Pistol Instructor, National Rifle Association (NRA)

Active Shooter Response Instructor Training Course (ASRITC), DHS

Active Shooter Threat Instructor Training Program (ASTITP), DHS, FLETC

Advanced Instruction in Marksmanship (AIM), FLETC

Survival Shooting Training Program (SSTP), FLETC

Law Enforcement Rifle Training Program (LERTP), FLETC

Certified M-4 Rifle Instructor, MP5 Sub-machine Gun Instructor, 870 Shotgun Instructor

Certified Instructor for Sig Sauer and Glock Firearms

Certified Glock Armorer

Criminal Investigator Training Program (CITP), FLETC

Non-lethal techniques including pressure point control techniques (PPCT)

Certified Reid Technique of Interviewing & Interrogation/Advanced Reid Technique of Interviewing

American Red Cross Association, CPR & Basic First Aid Certifications.

National Rifle Association

United States Practical Shooting Association