In addition to being a part of the SIG SAUER Academy team, Joseph Ryan is currently a patrol supervisor of a large municipal police agency in New Hampshire and has 23 years of law enforcement experience. He is a New Hampshire Police Standards and Training certified pistol and patrol rifle instructor. In law enforcement he served in the Community Policing Division assigned to public housing projects, mountain bike patrol officer, and K9 handling and training. Joseph spent 15 years training two K9 partners that were nationally certified in patrol and apprehension work and narcotics detection. Additionally he served 18 years on his agency’s SWAT team and has experience as an entry team member, breacher, sniper, element leader and primary tactical canine handler. He is a member of the U.S. Police Canine Association, National Tactical Officers Association, and the NRA.