About Richard

 Richard F. Moreno 

Lecturerin Criminal Law, Criminal Justice, Emergency Management Tactical Firearms and Investigative Techniques.

Richard F. Moreno is a professional firearms instructor and consultant with more than 20 years of experience. Richard is a retired Peace Officer from the Los Angeles Police Department where he served as a patrol officer, a special operations officer, and a weapons and tactics instructor. Since leaving the LAPD in 1996, Richard has worked extensively in the personal protection, security, investigative and defensive training fields for international security companies. His experience as an instructor covers the entire spectrum of modern small arms. He conducts a variety of citizen, law enforcement, and military firearms training programs at various locations both national and international, as well as serving as a consultant specializing in personal, executive, and corporate security.

Professional Credentials and Associations include:

NRA Certified Instructor (NRA)

NRA Certified Law Enforcement Instructor (NRA)

NRA Certified Range Safety Officer (NRA)

Member of the International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors (IALEFI)

American Society of Law Enforcement Trainers (ASLET) 

National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA)

Police Marksman Association (PMA)

International Association of Counter-Terrorism and Security Professionals (IACSP)

In addition, Richard is a graduate of many of the most prestigious law enforcement, private training firearms and schools in the world. These include:

1. LAPD High Risk Personnel Course

2. LAPD Weapons and Tactics Instructors Course

3. Thunder Ranch

4. Gunsite Training Center

5. American Pistol Institute

6. The Chapman Academy

7. Yavapai Firearms Academy

8. Glock Instructor and Armorer's Courses

9. NRA Instructor's Course

10. Advanced Law Enforcement Training Programs at CSTI

Other websites:

Richard F. Moreno.com

American Academy of Protective Training.com

American Asset Protection.com


877-835-2721 Ext. 1007



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