James Banks, Owner / Instructor
James is federal law enforcement. He served our Country as an infantry paratrooper in the 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, America's Guard of Honor. All American! His experience includes basic and advanced firearms, self-defense, and tactical training from multiple civilian, federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies, including multiple certifications from DHS (Department of Homeland Security), OPOTA (Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy), PPCT (Pressure Point Control Tactics), and the USCCA (United States Concealed Carry Association). James is an Instructor with his Agency, a certified semi-automatic pistol, patrol rifle, and shotgun Instructor through OPOTA (Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy), a certified Instructor with the USCCA, a certified Instructor and Range Safety Officer with the NRA and an Instructor with the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Glynco, Georgia. James is also certified by the Maryland State Police to teach handgun courses in Maryland. He has operated on fugitive, gang, and violent criminal task forces arresting those that prey on the community. James is also a member of the Ohio Tactical Officer's Association and the Texas Tactical Police Officer's Association. He loves to serve and has served the people of the United States for over nineteen years.
"Avoiding battle is advantageous. Avoiding knowledge of battle is dangerous."