Lead Instructor Brandon Karns
KDS Lead Instructor Brandon Karns offers a wide variety of experience. He has several years of experience in various roles as a trainer in local law enforcement as well as the academic setting.
Brandon holds several certifications as a Firearms Instructor and Range Safety Officer, as well as certifications in related topics.
Brandon has completed the following instructor-level coursework:
NRA Basic Pistol Instructor
NRA Basic Rifle Instructor
NRA Basic Shotgun Instructor
NRA Chief Range Safety Officer
NRA Personal Protection Inside the Home Instructor
NRA Personal Protection Outside of the Home Instructor
NRA CCW Instructor
Glock Armorer's Course (Glock Professional Inc.)
State of Florida Certificate of Firearms Proficiency (Class "G")
Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events Instructor (ALERRT/Texas State University)
FDLE/CJSTC Field Training Officer Course
FDLE/CJSTC General Instructor Techniques Course