The NRA has been involved with law enforcement since the 1920s, but things really got going in the ‘60s. We’ve now reached the 50-year anniversary since the inception of the Law Enforcement Division, and the Division’s Director Glen Hoyer says 2010 will be a great year.
Dave Smith talks with Dave Gledhill, the Law Enforcement Training Manager for the NRA, discusses what is required in order to become a trainer for the NRA. The NRA is constantly looking to add new firearms training programs to their curriculum. Currently they offer seven law enforcement instructor programs, which involve five days of training each.
Dave Smith sits down with Jeff Hall from the NRA to talk about the basic principles and techniques needed when it comes to handling firearms. Jeff explains that before anything else, officers need to be learning the fundamentals of having a balanced stance and understanding basic body positions.
Betsy Brantner-Smith speaks with retired FBI agent, Cathy Schroeder, at IALEFI 2009. Cathy is now a firearms instructor for the NRA and discusses what she is seeing out in the field while working with law enforcement