Tony has served in law enforcement on a large city department for over 23 years and has over 20 years on the departments SWAT team. He has served in the uniform patrol division, Street Crimes Unit, Narcotics Unit, ATF Weapons Task Force, K-9 Unit, and Special Operations Division/SWAT. In SWAT he has served as a senior operator, Team leader and SWAT Supervisor and is currently assigned on the Entry Team. Tony has served over 1500+ high risk warrants/SWAT call outs and specializes in CQB team tactics. He also is a lead tactical and firearms instructor for the SWAT team and is a staff firearms/tactical Instructor for his Police Department.
Tony has been instructing Handgun, Carbine Rifle, Shotgun, SMG’s and SWAT tactics to State and regional SWAT associations, local, state, federal agencies, tier 1 military groups, and college universities for the last 15 years. Tony also specializes in training firearms instructors and advanced "instruct the instructor" firearms training programs. He also enjoys instructing civilians in firearms tactics and self-defense.
Tony also competes and has had regional and national titles in national and international tactical SWAT competitions including sniper and SMG competitions and is a Master Class shooter in USPSA and is a life NRA member. He also was the Winner of the made for TV reality show “Elite Tactical Unit” series where SIG SAUER was a major sponsor.