Patrick Deasy

Handgun – Shotgun Lead Instructor

Pat has almost two decades of law enforcement and tactical weapons training experience.  Pat is currently a Commander with a local State law enforcement agency in California. Throughout his career he has worked both uniformed and undercover assignments.  He has had the opportunity to embed for extended periods of time with various Police and Sheriff Departments throughout the State.  In his current assignment he oversees the Special Operations team.  This experience has led to his unique well-rounded teaching abilities that appeal to a broad audience of students.

For the past 19 years Pat has been a police academy level firearms instructor certified by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST).  He holds professional armorer certificates for Glock, Smith & Wesson and Remington.  Pat has attended several firearms instructor, officer survival, tactical and adult-learning courses.  He is currently responsible for approximately 25 Department firearms instructors and training needs of over 200 sworn.

Pat has taught firearms and tactical self-defense related classes to law enforcement, military and civilian organizations throughout California.  Pat specializes in teaching first time or novice shooters and people that may be experiencing problems mastering specific firearms fundamentals in other training environments.  He is also an expert in advanced tactical weapon training, controlled entry tactics, home defense, officer survival and vehicle operations. 

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