My firearms background stems from my time in the military, my law enforcement background, and my love of shooting. I am an honorably discharged Army veteran with over 16 years of experience as a Senior Professional Law Enforcement Officer with the City of Raleigh, N.C. I have over four (4) years of experience as a United Nations Law Enforcement Professional, Training Advisor in Kabul, Afghanistan and Port Au Prince, Haiti; I trained both men and women in law enforcement procedures and techniques.
My certifications include: National Rifle Association (NRA) certified: pistol instructor, chief range safety officer, and Refuse to be a Victim College Edition Instructor; Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) Instructor for armed and unarmed guards; TASER civilian instructor, Phazzer Instructor, and women’s self-defense training advisor. I am training in Jiujitsu, but I decided to take a break in training due to COVID – 19 crises, because of the close physical contact required. I continue to learn more and more, as I train with senior shooting instructors who challenge me, to keep working and training.
My goal is to one day own my own shooting range and training center, where women can learn to shoot and train in self-defense in a safe environment with other women, build confidence, and be responsible for their own safety.
My motto is “Being selfish is not a bad word when it comes to your safety”.