Van is a recently retired Police Officer with 22 years of service. He has been blessed in that time to have a wide range of training and experience. He worked as a SWAT operator, sniper, sniper team leader, School Resource Officer, defensive tactics trainer, academy trainer, field trainer for new hires, trainer of trainers at the National Law Enforcement Training Center, Narcotics Detective, undercover narcotics agent and instructor of undercover techniques and survival nationally. He has two awards for valor, as well as numerous other citations.
If there is an overriding theme to Van’s career it has been training. Each new challenge came with training for that position, then later as he got better at the job he became the trainer of others. Van brings that passion for training with him to ArmorFi. The people hired by ArmorFi have already been trained to the highest levels by the US Military, but Van is able to train them further to Law Enforcements’ standards. He enjoys the challenge of training them to use their pistol as their primary
weapon (something not normally done in the military), as well as training in control tactics that are the least likely to injure the suspect and the officer. Between the Law Enforcement training and the pre- existing Military training, Van believes that the personnel at ArmorFi represent the best of both worlds. And he truly enjoys the challenge of bringing the best out of them.