David “DC” Reed is a US government, civilian law enforcement, and NRA certified multi-weapons and tactics instructor. Over the years he has conducted basic through advanced training courses across the US and in select countries as a former private contractor and on behalf of the military. He works with private industry, military, law enforcement and has a 20 year background with SRT/SWAT. He has been a Missouri and Tennessee P.O.S.T. certified Instructor in Firearms, Special Tactics, Sniper, CCW, and Use of Force for more than thirty years.
DC currently holds a Missouri Class ‘A’ police commission and is a reserve peace officer in Missouri. He is a graduate of several military and LE training courses as well as notable civilian training such as Thunder Ranch, ATC, Action Targets, Surefire Institute, and Gunsite among others. He is a member of International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA), the NRA (Life member, current certified Firearms and Sniper instructor), National Association of Field Training Officers (NAFTO), and other professional organizations – as well as life member of the Big Piney Sportsman’s Club near Houston, MO.
DC has committed his life to training people on the proper and effective use of firearms. He firmly believes that this training results in a safer world and fewer lost lives.
Like the title says, understanding stoppages and malfunctions is critical for proper training. ...On March 15, 2016 / By David Reed