OUR STAFF

The Academy of Public Safety was established to provide training to the public with emphasis on public safety and first responder training. Located in Southern California, we staff only the most professional instructors with experience in law enforcement and military to bring real-life experience to our students. Below is a list of our current instructors and their professional backgrounds.

ROBERT PAYTON

Instructor

 

BACKGROUND AND CERTIFICATIONS​

  • Advanced Patrol Techniques Instructor

  • Certified Law Enforcement Firearm Instructor

  • Retired Law Enforcement Officer

  • U.S. Marine Corps Veteran

 

AFFILIATIONS & PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • National Rifle Association (NRA) - Member

  • Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) - Member

DAN FISHER

Instructor

BACKGROUND AND CERTIFICATIONS

  • BSIS Firearm Instructor

  • Certified Law Enforcement Firearm Instructor

  • Retired Federal Law Enforcement Officer

  • U.S. Navy Veteran

 

AFFILIATIONS & PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS​

  • National Rifle Association (NRA) - Member

  • Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) - Member

GREG JUREK

Training Director

BACKGROUND AND CERTIFICATIONS

  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Instructor (AHA)

  • Advance Life Support (ALS) Instructor (Red Cross)

  • BSIS Firearm Instructor

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Instructor

  • Certified Law Enforcement Firearm Instructor

  • Certified Lifeguard

  • Concealed Weapon Instructor (OC Sheriff Training Provider)

  • Concealed Firearm Permit Instructor (State of Utah)

  • Deadly Force Instructor (Massad Ayoob Group DFI Graduate)

  • Department of Justice Certified FSC Instructor

  • Emergency Medical Response (EMR) Instructor

  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT, NREMT)

  • Licensed Private Investigator, California

  • NRA Certified Pistol Instructor

  • NRA Personal Protection In The Home Instructor

  • NRA Range Safety Officer

  • NRA Rifle Instructor

  • NRA Certified Home Firearm Safety Instructor

  • Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor

  • Self-Defense Instructor (Law of Self-Defense Instructor Program Graduate - LOSD)

  • Tear Gas/OC Instructor

  • U.S. Marine Corps Veteran

  • U.S. Concealed Carry Association (USCCA) - Training Counselor (1st in CA)

 

AFFILIATIONS & PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Airborne Law Enforcement Association

  • American Legion

  • Armed Citizens' Legal Defense Network - Associate Instructor

  • California Rifle & Pistol Association (CRPA) - Life Member

  • California Association of Licensed Investigators (CALI)

  • Front Sight Firearm Training Institute - Life Member

  • International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors (IALEFI)

  • International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA)

  • International Law Enforcement Educators & Trainers Association (ILEETA)

  • National Counsel of Investigation and Security Services (NCISS)

  • National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT)

  • National Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor Association (NLEFIA)

  • National Rifle Association (NRA) - Life Member

  • Professional Investigators of California (PICA)

  • U.S. Concealed Carry Association (USCCA)

  • United States Practical Shooting Association (USPCA)

  • Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) - Life Member