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Lt Ruben Salamanca

Director of Training

  • 25 years law enforcement experience
  • Patrol, Anti-Crime Unit, Gang Intel Unit, Violent Crimes Task Force, Narcotics Unit, Organized Crime Unit, PSU, Training
  • Nationally recognized gang and narcotics expert
  • National trainer, presenter and consultant
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SGT Ryan Hayden

Assistant Director of Training

  • 18 years law enforcement experience
  • Polygraph Examiner
  • Patrol, Community Policing, Criminal Investigations
  • (Special Victims and Robbery/Homicide),
  • SWAT, Crisis Negotiator, Firearms Instructor,
  • EVOC Instructor and ABLE Coordinator.
  • Current Adjunct Instructor with Washburn University
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SGT Justin Joyce

Recruiting and Hiring

  • 13 years law enforcement experience
  • Patrol, Community Police Officer, Field Training Officer, Patrol Supervisor
  • Accident Reconstruction Team, Security Preservation Team
  • BCJ & MCJ, Washburn University
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SGT Matt Cobb

Full-Time Academy Instructor

  • 18 years law enforcement experience
  • Patrol, FTO, Bicycle Unit, Detective, Patrol Supervisor
  • 8 current instructor certifications
  • Glock and AR-15 Armorer
  • BBA, Baker University
  • United States Marine Corps Veteran
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SGT Travis Jepson

Range Master

  • 21 years law enforcement experience
  • 13 years SWAT experience
  • Certified NRA Handgun, Shotgun and Patrol Rifle instructor
  • Certified Glock and AR-15 armorer
  • Certified Specialty Munitions Instructor (Defense Technology and Combined Tactical Systems)
  • Law enforcement and civilian active killer response instructor